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From: linux-bounces at lists.samba.org
[mailto:linux-bounces at lists.samba.org] On Behalf Of Kim Holburn
Sent: Tuesday, 2 October 2012 1:47 PM
To: CLUG List
Subject: Re: [clug] Linux help needed please
On 2012/Oct/01, at 9:58 PM, Alastair D'Silva wrote:
>> On 09/30/2012 08:35 PM, Karen Yahoo wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> A very kind friend of mine in NZ installed Ubuntu Linux on my laptop
>>> about 12mths ago when Windows died and he convinced me how
>>> Linux was to use. I have had no problems until just recently. The
>>> laptop keeps rebooting when I try to shut it down and the
>>> ports, memory card slot and cd/dvd drives have all stopped working.
>>> have had some problems with the fan being quite noisy and the laptop
>>> running a bit warm. Could these be linked to the problems?
>> Hi Karen,
>> My initial thought is that it might be a hardware failure - something
>> motherboard may have gone bad and just lost connection with a whole
>> range of onboard parts. Package upgrades in Linux don't normally
>> anything like that (not in my eight years of using it, certainly).
> is the
>> make and model of the computer?
>> In my experience if the laptop is overheating it can manifest in the
>> machine locking up - it no longer responds to key presses, the same
>> displayed, and the only way to un-wedge it is to hold the power
>> You're not getting anything like that?
> If you suspect hardware problems, there is a good chance they will
> themselves as memory errors (or they may in fact be memory errors).
> My first port of call would be to burn to a CD (or write a USB key)
That's not going to work if the USB and CD have stopped working. On the
other hand ubuntu usually installs a grub entry for memtest. You could
If the memory is bad then your operating system could well be stuffed,
to use a technical term.
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