[CentOS] Emergency rescue help needed

Aldo Foot lunixer at gmail.com
Fri Jan 30 00:29:58 UTC 2009


On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 9:32 AM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Anne Wilson wrote:
>>> Are the failures power related, or is the system just shutting down on its own?
>>>
>>> If the latter, I would suspect either a power supply or a processor fan. If
>>> the former, maybe you need to invest in an inexpensive UPS.
>>>
>> I do have a UPS, and it's fully charged.  The system is just
>> spontaneously rebooting or shutting down.
>
> My first guesses would be the system power supply or the CPU fan.
>
> --
>   Les Mikesell
>    lesmikesell at gmail.com

Yesterday I had a system shutting down on its own. It would power up
and stay on, but I discover that the PSU fans were not spinning.  The
failing fans explained a warning message at POST indicating that the
system was overheating and needed immediate repairs.

~af


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