On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 02:06:12AM -0800, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Chris Maness
> > Sent: Tuesday, November 11, 2008 6:43 AM
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: Server Freezing Solid
> > I am having a new problem. I have been running FreeBSD for years with
> > no crashing. All of a sudden my server starts crashing with no panic
> > messages. I am suspecting hardware because there are no messages, but
> > the CPU temp is fine.
> Take the machine down, take it outside, take the cover off. Liberally
> blow all dust out with canned air. Unseat and reseat ALL connectors,
> including power, including CPU out of it's socket, including ram.
> Turn it back on and make sure the power supply fan is operating at full
This is excellent advice. I do this exact procedure once a year,
usually before summer, to all desktop systems I have.
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