[ubuntu-uk] Diagnostics tools

javadayaz javadayaz at gmail.com
Mon Oct 4 19:34:37 BST 2010

Ok so everything seems fine but I can't seem to boot up..I'm getting a
screen with some options as follows;

Linux mint 8 helena, linux 2.6.31-22-generic
"         "       "   "         , linux "     "         " (recovery mode)
Memory test (memtest86+)
Memory test (memtest 86+ serial console 115200)

Please not there's a few more in there similair to first entry..but I didn't
type it in coz I'm ttyping on a handheld...
Hope someone can help...
> On 03/10/10 12:12, javadayaz wrote:
>> CPU fan is working fine...
> If it's 71°C then it looks like your fan isn't working fine!
> It could be clogged up with dust. Dust is not your friend, if the fan
> is dusty say between the metal fins then it works like a blanket, air
> can't get through and cool the fins down so it gets hotter and hotter.
> You might also need to apply a fresh coat of heatsink compound.
> What CPU do you have by the way?
> You may even want to look at replacing the cooler with something
> bigger/better. You don't have to go too expensive but you should be
> able to get a reasonable fan for around £10 to £15 online (or possibly
> nearer to £20 to £25 from PC World).
> Personally I have a nice big Zalman fan...
> http://www.ebuyer.com/product/120876
> It wasn't cheap (traditionally I've not spent any more than about 6 or 7
> quid on a fan) but it cooled down my hot Phenom X4 and it's now in the
> wife's PC cooling down her overclocked Pentium Dual Core. It's silent
> too (although it has sharp fins).
> I've also used something like this before too which was pretty good:
> http://www.ebuyer.com/product/176157
> Rob
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