video problems in Ubuntu

David Fletcher dave at
Thu Jan 19 23:17:37 UTC 2012

On Thu, 2012-01-19 at 16:09 -0700, compdoc wrote:

> You simply have to look at their tops - no need to touch anything. Any that
> are rounded on top are bad. With the video card, you can also look for
> burned components...
> Click on the pictures to see close up:

I once found one inside a wall wart that must have had a seriously
rounded bottom - it had pushed itself completely out of the board,
dragging its wires out of the solder on the other side.

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