*** This bug is a duplicate of bug 1554613 ***
Very similar situation here, however:
In my case there is absolutely no prediction of crashing. It just
happens: instant shutdown followed by automatic reboot. Nothing to be
seen in the logs. Happens under moderate load ; have yet to see it
happen under full load (benchmark) or idle mode. So my problem might be
The problem exists in many different Linux distros. On one particular
kernel on Opensuse leap 42.2 the problem did not occur, until I updated
the kernel. Never happened in windows 10 that I used moderately for
editing a 3d model.
Interval is random: can happen within 10 minutes when playing 0ad or
upto days when performing simple office/multimedia tasks.
Quite annoying but very similar, yet slightly different to your problem
Similar hardware: i5 6267 with iris 550 graphics.
I will try your solution as soon as I have access to the laptop again.
It will implicate reduced battery life I fear though if I see this
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i915 driver seems to cause system crash at random
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