I thought it might be a problem with my save so I started again. This time Vivec didn't hang so I thought I was all good and have been playing for about 10 hours. Today I teleported to Fort Buckmoth and experienced the same weird freezes. I tried walking there from Ald'ruhn, but as I walked towards it suddently the freezes happened again (probably as it loaded a certain cell that it doesn't like).
I'm running OpenMW 0.38.0 on Ubuntu using up to date fglrx drivers. It's the weirdest fps drop I've seen because it's somehow connected to my movement, and I can only figure that must be something to do with loading a cell.
Has anyone else experienced this?
UPDATE: I just tried running the game from the console. When it freezes I checked and it's repeatedly outputting:
I'm playing with the telvanni mods, and I'm wondering if that's caused a problem with the banner animation.Error in Objects::playAnimationGroup: Unable to find roht_mg_aldruhntelvbanner