[ubuntu-uk] Diagnostics tools

javadayaz javadayaz at gmail.com
Sun Oct 3 12:12:21 BST 2010


CPU fan is working fine...
> 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
>> to
>> > the menu but then I can't select anything..its like as if the keyboard
>> isn't
>> > 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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