Originally Posted by StevenChamberla
What is most awkward is that when xorg crashes, I am unable to switch VT, reboot with ctrl-alt-delete, or even sync the disks with the magic SysRq key; therefore I am having to power cycle which has caused frequent filesystem corruption and has even resulted in my two oldest IDE drives dying after repeated spinning up/down.
Are you sure your PSU is OK?
Since I've "more or less the same system".
4200+ X2, A8N-SLI (Premium) 1009 Bios, 2x Gigabyte 6600GT (SLI works.)