Do you hear beeps upon high activity? If so, check the temparature
control setting in your BIOS settings. Set it to saner values or
On Mon, 2004-04-12 at 10:59 +0530, Anand Kumar Saha wrote:
i have installed a new VIA C3, a MAXTOR 30Gb HDD and
64 Mb SDRAM in my PC. The PC hosts a secondhand 810e
Problem is that the PC sometimes unexpectedly reboots.
i am not able to find the reason. My initial observation
is that it reboots when load is high on the HDD. Like,
while i was installing Fedora, it rebooted when the
installation was 7% complete. I ran the PC for 5 hours
on Knoppix, after disconnecting the HDD.
However, i was able to successfully install the Debian
3.0 base, which took some 15 min to install. And i can
boot into it now. But after login in, while i was
installing gcc, the PC rebooted halfway thru the
Any tool to know if there is any defect in the HDD,
which would make it trip the PC ? Any other clue ?
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