[ubuntu-uk] Diagnostics tools
javadayaz at gmail.com
Wed Oct 6 09:01:27 BST 2010
well i let mine go to 70% ...and that was within half an hour...but like i
said ..i didnt let it finish...ill do so tonight when i get home!
On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 8:58 AM, Andy Partington
<andy.partington at gmail.com>wrote:
> On 6 October 2010 07:46, javadayaz <javadayaz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> ok will do...although i did run one before ( after all these problems
>> occurred, after i reapplied the thermal coating) but then quit after 70%
>> ...but i will run it again!
>> On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 7:44 AM, Rob Beard <rob at esdelle.co.uk> wrote:
>>> On 06/10/10 06:58, javadayaz wrote:
>>> > Just an update to all this..when I run livecd...it will let me choose
>>> > option...but then the cd loads and the pc shuts down..and restarts!
>>> Okay I wonder if it's a hardware problem that has developed due to the
>>> excess heat. Try booting up the CD and when you get to the boot menu
>>> select the option to test memory (it might say Memtest).
>>> Run this for a few hours (at least) and let us know if you get any
>>> errors, crashes or reboots.
>>> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
> To run a proper memtest you want to run it for 6-8 hours minimum, this will
> give your PC a good work over at the same time.
> My niece had a similar issue as you with CPU overheating on her laptop, I
> could run live cds and leave it in the bios for ages but running Windows
> after about 10 minutes it would shut down so doing something
> fairly strenuous would be a good test.
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
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