Re: [linux-audio-user] disaster day #3

From: Joe Hartley <jh@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Wed Jun 08 2005 - 23:48:52 EEST

On Wed, 08 Jun 2005 15:22:59 -0400
Dave Phillips <dlphillips@email-addr-hidden> wrote:
> While waiting for another box I decided to pull the RAM and test each
> stick (256 MB each). The problem occurred with either stick. I'm able to
> log in, work for a few minutes, then the box just freezes. I can hear
> the disk drive make a little activity noise first, then everything's
> just gone. Btw, it'll die in X or at the console, it's not an X problem
> (I think). And since the problem occurs whether I'm on /dev/hda or
> /dev/hdb I doubt if both disk drives are bad.

Dave, have you checked the CPU temp? I know you swapped out the fan,
but this sort of gradual death is a lot like machines I've had that
failed due to heat.

Use gkrellm if you have X up to get a read on the temp, or look in the
BIOS after a reboot.

Good luck!

       Joe Hartley - UNIX/network Consultant - jh@email-addr-hidden
Without deviation from the norm, "progress" is not possible. - FZappa
Received on Thu Jun 9 04:15:15 2005

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