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Pop! OS Freezing Randomly

I posted this on Reddit but I have not gotten any help yet.

So I installed the version without the Nvidia drivers and now after a few hours of use my OS will randomly crash. I found a post relating to configuring Nvidia drivers but I don’t have that file being I didn’t pick the one with the drivers so I am guessing mine is crashing/freezing for a different reason.

I have not been playing games with it. The only things I have been using on it are Emacs and Chrome. Regardless of what I do it seems to crash. I am unsure how to get diagnostics or logs at the moment it crashes to determine the cause.

Here is my system info.

GPU : 780ti

cat /etc/*-release:









PRETTY_NAME=“Pop!_OS 19.04”









Architecture: x86_64

CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit

Byte Order: Little Endian

Address sizes: 43 bits physical, 48 bits virtual

CPU(s): 16

On-line CPU(s) list: 0-15

Thread(s) per core: 2

Core(s) per socket: 8

Socket(s): 1

NUMA node(s): 1

Vendor ID: AuthenticAMD

CPU family: 23

Model: 8

Model name: AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Eight-Core Processor

Stepping: 2

CPU MHz: 2335.818

CPU max MHz: 3800.0000

CPU min MHz: 2200.0000

BogoMIPS: 7598.84

Virtualization: AMD-V

L1d cache: 32K

L1i cache: 64K

L2 cache: 512K

L3 cache: 8192K

NUMA node0 CPU(s): 0-15

Flags: fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 ht syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt pdpe1gb rdtscp lm constant_tsc rep_good nopl nonstop_tsc cpuid extd_apicid aperfmperf pni pclmulqdq monitor ssse3 fma cx16 sse4_1 sse4_2 movbe popcnt aes xsave avx f16c rdrand lahf_lm cmp_legacy svm extapic cr8_legacy abm sse4a misalignsse 3dnowprefetch osvw skinit wdt tce topoext perfctr_core perfctr_nb bpext perfctr_llc mwaitx cpb hw_pstate sme ssbd sev ibpb vmmcall fsgsbase bmi1 avx2 smep bmi2 rdseed adx smap clflushopt sha_ni xsaveopt xsavec xgetbv1 xsaves clzero irperf xsaveerptr arat npt lbrv svm_lock nrip_save tsc_scale vmcb_clean flushbyasid decodeassists pausefilter pfthreshold avic v_vmsave_vmload vgif overflow_recov succor smca

Disable c states/power management for testing?

Make sure psu idle current is set to typical in uefi?

Disable gear down mode (around ram settings)?

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Scratch what I just said…

under advanced\AMD CBS I found it mentioned.

Now I am searching how to disable gear down mode…

mine keeps randomly freezing as well. it happens in pop os only. windows and ubuntu works fine