Re: [linux-audio-user] disaster day #1

From: <timg@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Tue Jun 07 2005 - 03:24:05 EEST

system is prob over heating or bad power supply???
or a myriad of other hardware issues....

> Greetings:
> I've been having some problems with my desktop machine during and
> after booting into Planet CCRMA RH9. At first I started getting some
> kernel panics booting into the system, then I started having trouble
> during operation of the system. X would suddenly freeze shortly after I
> started it, usually after the first mouse move.
> Okay, so I don't panic because I have another drive in the same box
> running FC3, so I figure I'll just boot into that system instead and
> transfer files before everything heads south. At first everything seemed
> fine on that drive, but soon after I started using it FC3 started
> showing the same symptoms with sudden reboots and total freezes of the
> machine.
> I've been able to transfer a lot of stuff to my laptop via the local
> network, but mounting the RH9 drive is very dangerous, things can freeze
> at any moment. Alas, there's still stuff on that drive that I'd like to
> retrieve.
> So there's something wrong with the box. Can anyone point me in the
> right direction to begin troubleshooting this machine ? Could it be RAM
> ? The graphics card ? Or what ?? And how can I test things on the
> hardware side, i.e., what utilities are indicated ?
> Any and all suggestions vastly appreciated.
> Best,
> dp

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Received on Tue Jun 7 04:15:09 2005

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