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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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