[CentOS] Server hangs on CentOS 5.5

Don Krause dkrause at optivus.com
Wed Mar 9 23:42:24 UTC 2011

On Mar 9, 2011, at 3:26 PM, compdoc wrote:

>> When we removed the heatsinks, the
>> cpus came up with them, even though
>> the socket lever was down in the lock position.
> I've seen that in HP desktops too - the thermal paste became a hardened glue
> and the cpu gets pulled right out .
> Another reason to leave the heat sink on.

Umm, actually, that was a great reason to take the heatsink off. The machines wouldn't boot in that condition, reseating the cpus fixed them all.
Yes, we could have shipped them back, (they were brand new, broken out of the box) but didn't have the time to deal with that.

Don Krause                                                                   

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