[CentOS] Emergency rescue help needed

John 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 
> soldering 
> skills. Or just replace the whole MB or power supply - 
> whichever is the 
> problem.
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Thank You!

JohnStanley



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