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by AnotherBigAl
2018/05/16 17:41:43
Forum: CentOS Social
Topic: [Solved - sort of] Machine shutting itself down randomly
Replies: 11
Views: 675

Re: [Solved - sort of] Machine shutting itself down randomly

Ha,ha,ha. Typo. 30 deg c.

As is my habit I had written the post in LO where you can easily select supertext. When I copied it to the forum I couldn't find the command so substuted deg for all the zeros Must have missed that one out.

Anyway, what's wrong with a bit of heating in the office? :D
by AnotherBigAl
2018/05/16 07:51:58
Forum: CentOS Social
Topic: [Solved - sort of] Machine shutting itself down randomly
Replies: 11
Views: 675

Re: Machine shutting itself down randomly

Well,I successfully ran Memtest for 7 hours 19minutes. During that time it completed 17 runs without any errors so from that I deduced that there is no problem with the memory. I would like to say that also applies the the motherboard, hard disk drive and power supply but they are hardly stressed us...
by AnotherBigAl
2018/05/15 11:55:32
Forum: CentOS Social
Topic: [Solved - sort of] Machine shutting itself down randomly
Replies: 11
Views: 675

Re: Machine shutting itself down randomly

At present the machine is running with the side off so plenty ov ventilation. Ambient air temp around 18 deg, humidity around69%.
by AnotherBigAl
2018/05/15 11:52:23
Forum: CentOS Social
Topic: [Solved - sort of] Machine shutting itself down randomly
Replies: 11
Views: 675

Re: Machine shutting itself down randomly

I was wrong about the time memtest takes to run. It has gone through one cycle without any errors and is now into its second. I hadn't thought about the memory. The next time it powers off I will remove the one stick (512MB) and clean the contacts with isopropyl alcohol. I will also swap out the PSU...
by AnotherBigAl
2018/05/15 11:19:10
Forum: CentOS Social
Topic: [Solved - sort of] Machine shutting itself down randomly
Replies: 11
Views: 675

Re: Machine shutting itself down randomly

It will not run for long enough even to make one pass
by AnotherBigAl
2018/05/15 07:25:10
Forum: CentOS Social
Topic: [Solved - sort of] Machine shutting itself down randomly
Replies: 11
Views: 675

[Solved - sort of] Machine shutting itself down randomly

I have a HP P3 machine that will not now run for more than 45 to 90 minutes at a time. It has run physically unattended for many years so I thought it might be a cooling issue. When I looked inside it was indeed very dirty with the heatsinks for both processors blocked up. Without removing them they...