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Re: Problems with ICH2?

On Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 05:47:52PM -0700, Brian Buhrow wrote:
>       I've seen behavior you describe on a few machines we have in
> production, which are running ICH chipsets, but in all those cases,
> we determined that the problem was that the CPU was overheating, due to the
> CPU fan having failed.  Interestingly enough, the machines would run fine
> when not under load, but when they'd do their backups, which would cause
> heavy disk and network activity, they'd overheat and hang.

That's very interesting. According to the spec the Pentium IV shouldn't
hang but clock don't. Maybe that doesn't work too weel.

>       Could you possibly be having a heat dispersion problem?

Yes, it could. The CPU fan might still be set to a slow speed because the
motherboard used to live in a well cooled desktop case in my study and
not in a cramped 19" case in a server room.

        Thanks for the hint

Matthias Scheler                                  http://zhadum.org.uk/

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