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.



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