[lug] advice on a problem

Michael Hirsch mdhirsch at gmail.com
Mon Aug 2 13:38:24 MDT 2010

On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 9:13 PM, Steve A Hart <shart at colorado.edu> wrote:
> Out of the 52 clients, I have 1 system that is frequently locking up for
> no apparent reason at all.  Roughly 1-3 times per week this system just
> goes belly up and locks like it lost the NFS connection to the server.
> The kicker to this is that this system sits next to an exactly identical
> system (hardware and software setup) which acts completely normal and
> does not lock up.  All logs on the problem system show no errors of any
> kind.  Also, both systems are plugged into the same switch so it's not a
> network issue.

I would look at an overheating issue.  Perhaps the CPU  or it's fan is
going bad.  I've had machine do a hard shutdown with no warnings with
the CPU overheats.


More information about the LUG mailing list