[CentOS] Emergency rescue help needed
jses27 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 31 16:29:32 UTC 2009
> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Toby Bluhm
> Sent: Friday, January 30, 2009 8:05 AM
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Emergency rescue help needed
> John wrote:
> >> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague.
> >> I just fixed a test box that kept getting something like
> >> "received INT
> >> 11 - no one cared" and then locks up. Replaced two caps - I
> >> yanked them
> >> from some old, defunct power supplies.
> > -----
> > How did you know they were bad? Could you explain to her
> what to look for
> > and how to use a Multimeter?
> You look at them - no meter required. The tops of the electrolytic
> capacitors should be flat and clean looking - not bulged, puffed or
> discolored. It's all described very well in the wiki page.
> Replacing the capacitors does require soldering equipment and
> skills. Or just replace the whole MB or power supply -
> whichever is the
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