[CentOS] Server hangs on CentOS 5.5

Wed Mar 9 08:36:27 UTC 2011
Rudi Ahlers <Rudi at SoftDux.com>

On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 10:24 AM, Leen de Braal <ldb at braha.nl> wrote:
>> m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>>> Michael Eager wrote:
>>>> House-built, Gigabyte MB, AMD Phenom II X6, 6Gb RAM.
>>> Any chance the problem's with the video card?
>> Video is on the MB.  It doesn't seem likely that it's
>> the video, since the system doesn't respond to network
>> when it crashes.
>> It could be anything.  That's why I'm looking for
>> something that would give me a bit of a hint what
>> to look at.  With an infrequent failure, it's not
>> practical to replace components piecemeal.
> While you open the case, check for the bulging capacitor problem.
> Will have the effect you describe, freezing up the system so that even
> bios routines don't work (your fans).
> If that's the case, replace mainboard.

Or replace the CAPS if you're not afraid of a soldering iron :)

Kind Regards
Rudi Ahlers

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