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Re: OT: knoppix memtest powers off after 35 mins

Kent West wrote:
> Running memtest86 from a Knoppix LiveCD on an HP pavilion ze4400 laptop. 
> No errors, but the laptop powers off consistently after about 35 minutes 
> of testing.

If that is consistently 35 minutes then it makes me wonder how the
BIOS power saving settings are configured.  I would guess that the
BIOS is not seeing any input and therefore turning the machine off
because it thinks it is idle.  I believe that after the OS is booted
it takes over these things.  But memtest may not be programmed to do
this for that machine while the linux kernel in knoppix does.

Just a guess...


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