[ubuntu-uk] Diagnostics tools
cyberjacob at gmail.com
Sun Oct 3 11:42:59 BST 2010
check the CPU fan, 71C is way to high
On 2 October 2010 17:01, javadayaz <javadayaz at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ok I don't know how relevant this is but bios is telling me the following..
> Cpu temp 71c
> System temp 34c
> Is this normal?
> > Ok so I'm experiencing something very strange...
> > When I insert a ubuntu disk in the pc and wait for it to load..well I get
> > the menu but then I can't select anything..its like as if the keyboard
> > working...I then boot into bios..and then keyboard works again...
> > I'm stumped
> > On 2 Oct 2010 09:19, "Rob Beard" <rob at esdelle.co.uk> wrote:
> >> On 01/10/10 22:44, Josh Holland wrote:
> >> > If you suspect it's overheating, you could install the comp...
> >> Might also be worth checking the BIOS after the machine shuts down, that
> >> might give you some temperatures, and some BIOSes have warning alarms
> >> when a certain temperature is reached which might help?
> >> I'd also suggest maybe running a memtest. You can find memtest on the
> >> Ubuntu CD, boot from the CD and select the option Test memory (or
> >> something like that). Of course this might not explain why it's
> >> suddenly turning off but you can diagnose if there are any memory errors
> >> (if it's dusty inside and overheating then long term it could cause
> >> components to fail).
> >> If you clean the insides of your PC out I'd suggest getting a can of
> >> compressed air (and maybe take it outside to blow out), it could also be
> >> worth replacing the heatsink compound on the heatsink/CPU if you're
> >> confident enough taking your PC apart that much. I find nail varnish
> >> remover works great for removing heatsink compound and maybe use a bit
> >> of Brasso to clean off the heatsink, or get some heatsink cleaning fluid
> >> (you should be able to get some online or from your local PC World).
> >> Good luck.
> >> Rob
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