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Re: [vox-tech] Problem with Gigabyte 890FX, Phenom II, and Kubuntu
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Re: [vox-tech] Problem with Gigabyte 890FX, Phenom II, and Kubuntu



You might also want to try sar. Here is an interesting article.

http://www.linux.com/archive/feature/114224

brian

On Wed, Dec 08, 2010 at 10:00:32AM -0800, Brian Lavender wrote:
> Check the system event logs in the motherboard bios. Sometimes listed
> under SEL. Otherwise, I would stress test the machine. I used to run ctcs
> to burn in systems for a cluster I worked on for LLNL. It does memory,
> io, and cpu stress tests.
> 
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/va-ctcs/
> 
> You could also try lm-sensors to monitor the hardware.
> 
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2780
> 
> brian
> 
> On Wed, Dec 08, 2010 at 07:21:14AM -0800, Cam Ellison wrote:
> > Recently I upgraded to this MB, with an AMD Phenom II.  The latest 
> > Kubuntu (10.10) is loaded onto it.  Twice it has halted suddenly: no 
> > activity, no output, and has required a reboot.  This is not an external 
> > power problem: its power comes from an APC 3000.  There is nothing in 
> > the logs: everything runs normally and then suddenly nothing does.
> > 
> > In both instances, the stoppage has occurred in the middle of a set of 
> > cron.daily jobs (in the middle of the night), so I am exploring that 
> > avenue.  The problem is that the machine has been in place for 7 weeks, 
> > and the two stoppages are about 5 weeks apart - there's not much to go on.
> > 
> > I'm looking for any ideas about how to track this down: is there a 
> > utility that might give me more insight?  More to the point, does anyone 
> > in the group have this combination and a comparable experience?
> > 
> > TIA
> > 
> > Cam Ellison
> > 
> > 
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> 
> -- 
> Brian Lavender
> http://www.brie.com/brian/
> 
> "Program testing can be used to show the presence of bugs, but never to
> show their absence!"
> 
> Professor Edsger Dijkstra
> 1972 Turing award recipient
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-- 
Brian Lavender
http://www.brie.com/brian/

"Program testing can be used to show the presence of bugs, but never to
show their absence!"

Professor Edsger Dijkstra
1972 Turing award recipient
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