g wrote: > Peter J. Stieber wrote: > >> I noticed it a few times before the latest kernel, but now it is more >> frequent. > > 'more frequent' may well be indication of system component breaking down. that > is to say that if it is 'bad cap', capacitor is starting to have more internal > leakage. > > other things that can cause 'more frequent' is cooling problems caused by dirty > cooling fan blades, fan itself slowing from lubricate drying, dirty heat sink on > cpu or other high heat vlsi chip, including some gpu. [graphics processor unit] > also, some heat transfer paste will dry within a couple of years and cause a loss > of cooling. > > i have never check, but if there is a command line for checking system temp, fan > speed, and voltages, running a cron at 10 to 15 minute intervals will give a good > idea of what is happening. > If the motherboard has the sensors, the lm_sensors package will usually let you get the values by running sensors. (You have to set it up for your system first.) There is also the lm_sensors-sensord package that will log the readings. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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