[CentOS] Emergency rescue help needed

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Fri Jan 30 17:31:40 UTC 2009


On Thursday 29 January 2009 17:32:00 Les Mikesell 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.

I've changed the PSU for a better one, but it may have been not the PSU at 
all.  While fitting the new one my hand brushed against a sata cable, which 
came unplugged.  The connector had cracked.  I've replaced that too.

Anne
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