Da Rock wrote: > I know the system is failing because I'm getting usb enumeration errors > (something that has come up twice before on dying systems, and has > disappeared as soon as I bought a new one), plus acpi errors in the form > of being unable to attach device data. > > I understand this software unable to cope with interrupts at the cpu, > and can mean hardware failure or bad software. But given my hardware > issues I'm fairly certain its the former. My biggest question is where? > How does it come up with something like that? > > Can anyone shed some light on the details of this? I'll be greatful for > whatever I can get- information is power after all.
This is too little information for general troubleshooting, except if someone has encountered this exact problem before. From your description, especially since you're suggesting a hardware failure, it could be anything from BIOS or BIOS "CMOS" error (or battery) to real hardware problems in the conductors to the buses.
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