[CentOS] Standby Issue

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Fri Sep 12 23:40:35 UTC 2008


On Fri, 2008-09-12 at 13:28 -0700, Nifty Cluster Mitch wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 06:58:46PM +0200, Test wrote:
> > 
> > I'm running Centos 5.2 on an Pentium III-1000
> > 
> > The box has been running for almost a year without any (hardware) issues.
> > 
> > SInce a few weeks the box goes into standby (power led flashes) without
> > any obvious reason (ie. i cannot find anything).
> .....
> 
> Check for dust and gunk in the air flow.
> CPU cooler,
> Power supply,
> Airinlets to the box.
> Fans not spinning.
That fixed my server a week ago. I opened it up and was it ever cruddy
under the cpu fan! Yeow! I had to use a toothpick to really get the
fluff out with a vacuum cleaner nozzle to catch all the cruft. It's been
steady running ever since. Ric
 
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