Would love to Stick and use Manjaro all the time but it simply keeps on crashing

Just really don’t know how to resolve this, any suggestions are welcome. The crash mostly is freezing .

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jbander@jbander-systemproductname ~]$ sudo inxi --admin --verbosity=7 --filter --no-host --width
  Kernel: 5.4.260-1-MANJARO arch: x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 13.2.1
    clocksource: tsc available: hpet,acpi_pm
    parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-5.4-x86_64
    root=UUID=ae80a004-82ef-494c-a465-866659bb89c0 rw quiet apparmor=1
    security=apparmor udev.log_priority=3
  Desktop: Xfce v: 4.18.1 tk: Gtk v: 3.24.36 info: xfce4-panel wm: xfwm
    v: 4.18.0 dm: LightDM v: 1.32.0 Distro: Manjaro Linux base: Arch Linux
  Type: Desktop Mobo: ASUSTeK model: M4N68T-M-V2 v: Rev X.0x serial: <filter>
    BIOS: American Megatrends v: 0702 date: 01/26/2011
  Message: No system battery data found. Is one present?
  System RAM: total: 4 GiB available: 3.84 GiB used: 1.63 GiB (42.5%)
  Array-1: capacity: 4 GiB note: est. slots: 2 modules: 2 EC: None
    max-module-size: 2 GiB
  Device-1: DIMM0 info: double-bank type: N/A size: 2 GiB speed: 1333 MT/s
    volts: N/A width (bits): data: 64 total: 64 manufacturer: N/A part-no: N/A
    serial: N/A
  Device-2: DIMM1 info: double-bank type: N/A size: 2 GiB speed: 1333 MT/s
    volts: N/A width (bits): data: 64 total: 64 manufacturer: N/A part-no: N/A
    serial: N/A
  Info: model: AMD Athlon II X3 455 socket: AM3 bits: 64 type: MCP arch: K10
    level: v1 built: 2009-13 process: AMD 45nm family: 0x10 (16) model-id: 5
    stepping: 3 microcode: 0x10000C8
  Topology: cpus: 1x cores: 3 smt: <unsupported> cache: L1: 384 KiB
    desc: d-3x64 KiB; i-3x64 KiB L2: 1.5 MiB desc: 3x512 KiB
  Speed (MHz): avg: 800 min/max: 800/3300 boost: disabled
    base/boost: 3300/3300 scaling: driver: acpi-cpufreq governor: schedutil
    volts: 1.5 V ext-clock: 200 MHz cores: 1: 800 2: 800 3: 800 bogomips: 19898
  Flags: 3dnow 3dnowext 3dnowprefetch abm apic clflush cmov cmp_legacy
    constant_tsc cpuid cr8_legacy cx16 cx8 de extapic extd_apicid fpu fxsr
    fxsr_opt ht hw_pstate ibs lahf_lm lbrv lm mca mce misalignsse mmx mmxext
    monitor msr mtrr nonstop_tsc nopl npt nrip_save nx osvw pae pat pdpe1gb
    pge pni popcnt pse pse36 rdtscp rep_good sep skinit sse sse2 sse4a svm
    svm_lock syscall tsc vme vmmcall wdt
  Type: gather_data_sampling status: Not affected
  Type: itlb_multihit status: Not affected
  Type: l1tf status: Not affected
  Type: mds status: Not affected
  Type: meltdown status: Not affected
  Type: mmio_stale_data status: Not affected
  Type: retbleed status: Not affected
  Type: spec_store_bypass status: Not affected
  Type: spectre_v1 mitigation: usercopy/swapgs barriers and __user pointer
  Type: spectre_v2 mitigation: Retpolines, STIBP: disabled, RSB filling,
    PBRSB-eIBRS: Not affected
  Type: srbds status: Not affected
  Type: tsx_async_abort status: Not affected
  Device-1: AMD Oland XT [Radeon HD 8670 / R5 340X OEM R7 250/350/350X OEM]
    vendor: Dell driver: radeon v: kernel alternate: amdgpu arch: GCN-1
    code: Southern Islands process: TSMC 28nm built: 2011-20 pcie: gen: 1
    speed: 2.5 GT/s lanes: 8 link-max: gen: 3 speed: 8 GT/s ports: active: DP-1
    empty: DVI-I-1 bus-ID: 02:00.0 chip-ID: 1002:6610 class-ID: 0300
    temp: 38.0 C
  Display: x11 server: X.Org v: 21.1.9 compositor: xfwm v: 4.18.0 driver: X:
    loaded: radeon unloaded: modesetting alternate: fbdev,vesa dri: radeonsi
    gpu: radeon display-ID: :0.0 screens: 1
  Screen-1: 0 s-res: 3440x1440 s-dpi: 96 s-size: 910x381mm (35.83x15.00")
    s-diag: 987mm (38.84")
  Monitor-1: DP-1 mapped: DisplayPort-0 model: AOC U34G2G4R3 serial: <filter>
    built: 2022 res: 3440x1440 hz: 60 dpi: 110 gamma: 1.2
    size: 797x334mm (31.38x13.15") diag: 864mm (34") modes: max: 3440x1440
    min: 720x400
  API: OpenGL Message: Unable to show GL data. glxinfo is missing.
  Device-1: NVIDIA MCP61 High Definition Audio vendor: ASUSTeK M4N68T series
    driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus-ID: 00:05.0 chip-ID: 10de:03f0
    class-ID: 0403
  Device-2: AMD Oland/Hainan/Cape Verde/Pitcairn HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 7000
    Series] vendor: Dell driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel pcie: gen: 1
    speed: 2.5 GT/s lanes: 8 link-max: gen: 3 speed: 8 GT/s bus-ID: 02:00.1
    chip-ID: 1002:aab0 class-ID: 0403
  API: ALSA v: k5.4.260-1-MANJARO status: kernel-api with: aoss
    type: oss-emulator tools: alsactl,alsamixer,amixer
  Server-1: JACK v: 1.9.22 status: off tools: N/A
  Server-2: PipeWire v: 0.3.85 status: off tools: pw-cli
  Server-3: PulseAudio v: 16.1 status: active (root, process)
    with: pulseaudio-alsa type: plugin tools: pacat,pactl,pavucontrol
  Device-1: NVIDIA MCP61 Ethernet vendor: ASUSTeK M4N68T series
    type: network bridge driver: forcedeth v: kernel port: d480 bus-ID: 00:07.0
    chip-ID: 10de:03ef class-ID: 0680
  IF: enp0s7 state: down mac: <filter>
  Device-2: ASIX AX88772 driver: asix type: USB rev: 2.0 speed: 480 Mb/s
    lanes: 1 mode: 2.0 bus-ID: 1-4:3 chip-ID: 0b95:7720 class-ID: ff00
    serial: <filter>
  IF: enp0s2f1u4 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
  IP v4: <filter> type: dynamic noprefixroute scope: global
    broadcast: <filter>
  IP v6: <filter> type: noprefixroute scope: link
  WAN IP: <filter>
  Message: No bluetooth data found.
  Message: No logical block device data found.
  Message: No RAID data found.
  Local Storage: total: 223.57 GiB used: 15.79 GiB (7.1%)
  SMART Message: Required tool smartctl not installed. Check --recommends
  ID-1: /dev/sda maj-min: 8:0 vendor: Toshiba model: TR150 size: 223.57 GiB
    block-size: physical: 512 B logical: 512 B speed: 3.0 Gb/s tech: SSD
    serial: <filter> fw-rev: 12.3 scheme: MBR
  Optical-1: /dev/sr0 vendor: HL-DT-ST model: DVDRAM GH24NSB0 rev: LN00
    dev-links: cdrom
  Features: speed: 12 multisession: yes audio: yes dvd: yes
    rw: cd-r,cd-rw,dvd-r,dvd-ram state: running
  ID-1: / raw-size: 97.66 GiB size: 95.56 GiB (97.86%) used: 15.79 GiB (16.5%)
    fs: ext4 block-size: 4096 B dev: /dev/sda1 maj-min: 8:1
    label: Manjaro I think uuid: ae80a004-82ef-494c-a465-866659bb89c0
  Alert: No swap data was found.
  ID-1: /dev/sda2 maj-min: 8:2 size: 5.88 GiB fs: swap label: swapantiX
    uuid: d10757ec-d03b-489b-a05e-6a806f13f580
  ID-2: /dev/sda3 maj-min: 8:3 size: 120.03 GiB fs: ext4 label: rootMX23
    uuid: ae0edbae-4f5b-4467-9021-ae279c14b763
  Hub-1: 1-0:1 info: full speed or root hub ports: 10 rev: 2.0
    speed: 480 Mb/s (57.2 MiB/s) lanes: 1 mode: 2.0 chip-ID: 1d6b:0002
    class-ID: 0900
  Device-1: 1-4:3 info: ASIX AX88772 type: Network driver: asix interfaces: 1
    rev: 2.0 speed: 480 Mb/s (57.2 MiB/s) lanes: 1 mode: 2.0 power: 250mA
    chip-ID: 0b95:7720 class-ID: ff00 serial: <filter>
  Hub-2: 2-0:1 info: full speed or root hub ports: 10 rev: 1.1
    speed: 12 Mb/s (1.4 MiB/s) lanes: 1 mode: 1.1 chip-ID: 1d6b:0001
    class-ID: 0900
  Device-1: 2-3:2 info: China Resource Semico Keyboard type: keyboard,HID
    driver: hid-generic,usbhid interfaces: 2 rev: 1.1 speed: 1.5 Mb/s (183 KiB/s)
    lanes: 1 mode: 1.0 power: 98mA chip-ID: 1a2c:2124 class-ID: 0300
  Device-2: 2-10:3 info: 2.4G wireless USB Device type: mouse,keyboard,HID
    driver: hid-generic,usbhid interfaces: 3 rev: 1.1 speed: 12 Mb/s (1.4 MiB/s)
    lanes: 1 mode: 1.1 power: 100mA chip-ID: 279e:024e class-ID: 0300
  Hub-3: 3-0:1 info: hi-speed hub with single TT ports: 4 rev: 2.0
    speed: 480 Mb/s (57.2 MiB/s) lanes: 1 mode: 2.0 chip-ID: 1d6b:0002
    class-ID: 0900
  Hub-4: 4-0:1 info: super-speed hub ports: 4 rev: 3.0
    speed: 5 Gb/s (596.0 MiB/s) lanes: 1 mode: 3.2 gen-1x1 chip-ID: 1d6b:0003
    class-ID: 0900
  System Temperatures: cpu: 29.0 C mobo: 26.0 C gpu: radeon temp: 35.0 C
  Fan Speeds (rpm): cpu: 862 case-1: 1433
  Power: 12v: 11.88 5v: N/A 3.3v: 3.28 vbat: N/A
  Processes: 182 Uptime: 6m wakeups: 0 Init: systemd v: 254 default: graphical
  tool: systemctl Compilers: gcc: 13.2.1 clang: 16.0.6 Packages: pm: pacman
  pkgs: 1194 libs: 386 tools: pamac pm: flatpak pkgs: 0 Shell: Sudo (sudo)
  v: 1.9.15p2 default: Bash v: 5.2.15 running-in: xfce4-terminal inxi: 3.3.31

It is XFCE4 Not Plasma

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Your kernel is EOL, install a current kernel, eg 6.1LTS or 6.6LTS. If you want to stay with with a rolling release like manjaro you better keep your system updated.

I suggest update system BIOS to latest version 1001 – M4N68T-M V2 - asus.com

I tried to convert to 66 kernel and now when I try to boot Manjaro it says I have to loads kernal

I had this mainboard probably a decade ago (given to me). The original owner had nothing but trouble with it (using Windows). I installed ArchLabs on it for a while, then Debian; I quickly understood his frustration with the board. Ultimately, the only OS that remained stable on this mainboard for any great length of time was BSD.

Your system only has 4GB of RAM; not much really, for a modern Arch-based system. I’d suggest obtaining some more RAM if possible, and of course, make sure you have enough swap space. This alone might lessen the amount of crashes in general. It looks like you only have a 5.88 GiB swap partition; this might also be insufficient, again, given the low amount of RAM.

You opened this thread under a plasma category (which someone just changed to xfce) so that’s the reason for that confusion.

Given the age of the mainboard (MBR / not capable of UEFI) the OP might have been better served remaining with the kernel 5.x.x series; whichever the relevant LTS was.

Alert: No swap data was found.

Updating BIOS and configuring swap should help with issue of system freezing

sudo swapon /dev/sda2

But considering there is only 4 GiB RAM, system is probably better suited for AntiX (or Manjaro i3wm) rather than MXLinux or Manjaro Xfce


… is coerced into giving basic system info …

Yeah, you have tiny RAM and no SWAP. Which I assume was your configuration choice.
When you hit the top of that memory your system is expected to lock up.


Create a swapfile: Swap - ArchWiki