[CentOS] (OT) Computer seems to have died

Tue Jan 5 03:37:32 UTC 2016
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu>

On Mon, January 4, 2016 6:18 pm, John R Pierce wrote:
> On 1/4/2016 4:03 PM, tdukes at palmettoshopper.com wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have an old IBM Netvista. Lately, it would seem to go into sleep mode
>> but I have all that disabled. I would have to power off to wake it up.
>> Now I think its done. I can't even get to the CMOS/BIOS. The power light
>> is on but no beeps or anything spinning up.
>> I have two of these Netvistas and had put on away when I upgraded one of
>> the machines. I pulled the HD from it and installed it in the other.
>> Same thng. I'm fairly certain it was working when I updraded. I've
>> swapped out monitors as well.
>> Power supply or hard drive, any ideas?
> 10 to 15 years old?    its 5 to 10 years past expected EOL.      You got
> your moneys worth.

Hm. I had to retire a few 10 years old servers and a few 13 years old
workstations. But they still were alive (what a shame to retire something
that still works!)


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Valeri Galtsev
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Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
University of Chicago
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