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Re: computer hypothermia -- help!



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On Wednesday 25 December 2002 4:24 pm, Nori Heikkinen wrote:
> due to circumstances beyond my control, my computer has spend much of
> the past four days in the trunk of various cars schlepping 1000 miles
> across the frozen Midwest.  i've done this lots of times before, but
> usually the trip takes half as long, and is much colder.

> take this time for example.  it just took 10 or 15 minutes checking
> every inode of every partition, modified file structures of two, and


Sounds like you need ext3 rather than ext2

Once a PC is basically working, your intermittent problems are probably 
slightly loose sockets near cpu/memory.  Other stuff (such as drive problems) 
would appear in kernel logs.

I recommend a powerdown, and a quick check of all pluggable components.
- -- 
Alan Chandler
alan@chandlerfamily.org.uk
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