Odd machine behaviour

Phil Dobbin bukowskiscat at gmail.com
Mon Dec 3 23:05:34 UTC 2012


On 12/03/2012 09:38 PM, Ric Moore wrote:

> On 12/03/2012 03:58 PM, Colin Law wrote:
>> On 3 December 2012 19:02, Phil Dobbin <bukowskiscat at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> ...
>>> As for hibernation, I've ruled that out after reading what Colin wrote.
>>> I went through all the logs the other day with a fine tooth comb & found
>>> nothing whatsoever so no clues there.
>>
>> If the log just stops, so there is nothing in the log indicating any
>> problems, you just suddenly see the reboot start, then a hardware
>> problem is a good possibility.  If possible you could try running the
>> memory test for an extended period.
> 
> 
> Sounds like a power supply problem. Ric

Good points both. Wheezy has a very elaborate grub menu in its splash
screen (Plymouth?) with all sorts of options for memtest & the like.

I'd overlooked that. I'll give it a whirl.

Thank you.

Cheers,

  Phil...

-- 
currently (ab)using
CentOS 5.8 & 6.3, Debian Squeeze & Wheezy, Fedora Beefy & Spherical, OS
X Snow Leopard & Ubuntu Precise & Quantal


-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: 0xF9137B0F.asc
Type: application/pgp-keys
Size: 2125 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-users/attachments/20121203/4d1a2680/attachment.key>
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 553 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
URL: <https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-users/attachments/20121203/4d1a2680/attachment.pgp>


More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list