I just thought I would mention something that I noticed recently.
I have a Intel based 64 bit P4 computer here that came with Win8.
Some months ago I installed Ubuntu v16.10 64b on it. The install >>completed.. But I would randomly experience complete system
lockups even with system sitting idle.
A second thing that seems to have helped is that using Ubuntu with
a Intel based PC I edited the Grub config file and changed the
From: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="quiet splash"
To: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="quiet splash intel_idle.max_cstate=1"
Then updated GRUB and then rebooted.
So far the PC hasn't crashed or locked up once since the update. >Fortunately, this isn't a critical PC so I can test different
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