[nycbug-talk] regular hardware troubleshooting/monitoring

George Georgalis george
Thu Jun 23 14:13:17 EDT 2005

On Thu, Jun 23, 2005 at 10:39:10AM -0700, David Rio Deiros wrote:
>On Thu, Jun 23, 2005 at 11:41:31AM -0400, George Georgalis wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 23, 2005 at 10:56:20AM -0400, Ray wrote:
>> >
>> >Swapping parts with spare hardware.
>> I'm looking for a more efficient test. Basically the motherboard or the
>> cpu is toast. if the motherboard is toast, I could put in an extra
>> 333Mhz board/cpu and use the nice case for pci sata network storage. If
>> the cpu is bad, I'd be happy to drop in a new one. But given the cost
>> of a new bare bones system, I'm not interested in the time or expense
>> of trial and error. So, the nice case, board, cpu and power-supply is
>> basically sidewalk ware because one of the board or cpu is a little
>> flaky...
>> I don't know any software tools to identify the fault, but I imagine
>> they could exist...
>What about the software that came with the motherboard? 

Humm, I never break the seal on that stuff but I do save... maybe I
should check if there is HW diagnostic on it, sure don't want to install
windows to find out, I thought those disks never boot on their own...

// George

George Georgalis, systems architect, administrator Linux BSD IXOYE
http://galis.org/george/ cell:646-331-2027 mailto:george at galis.org

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