OS Freezes Shortly After Booting Up

Sometimes after booting up, the entire OS seems to freeze - I can move the mouse cursor, but can’t click on anything, and button inputs don’t do anything either. The only thing that seems to stop this is a restart.

How can I avoid this issue?

I would have asked on the Telegram chat, but I can’t seem to access that.

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Hey! Good to have you with us! A good pointer for finding out what happened is to use journalctl - for example, if you wanted to get events from the last hour, which may pinpoint what happened just before things froze, you could try:

journalctl --since "1 hour ago"

@firefly listed some useful pointers on how to submit more information to allow people to help. Just a heads-up that for the most part, we’re all users just like you. :slight_smile:

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My hardware info is here: https://0x0.st/H623.txt
Just had another freeze, so I’ve done journalctl --since "30 minutes ago". I’ve got the paste for that result here: https://endeavour.kamprad.net/pastebin/?4ac89e8cc427e532#6Gt8BYKBhRs2N1uVdyz1RtjtMhBHBtwSUkjGQ28bFrfJ

Thanks, can you just check in your UEFI/BIOS that you’re set to AHCI, and have the latest firmware for your motherboard.

Looking at your hardware info, it looks like you have hybrid graphics, the Arch Wiki has a pretty comprehensive troubleshooting guide for nVidia, you can find it here :

issue joining?

  Device-1: Intel CometLake-H GT2 [UHD Graphics] driver: i915 v: kernel
  Device-2: NVIDIA TU116M [GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile] driver: nvidia
    v: 535.98

can you show inxi -Gaz or to pastebin inxi -Gaz | eos-sendlog