Hardware Question - A7N8X oddity
Dave A. Marquis
dmarquis at stpaulrad.com
Sat Jun 11 04:06:17 UTC 2005
Sounds like a dieing cmos battery to me.....
David A. Marquis
Computer Systems Administrator
From: fedora-list-bounces at redhat.com
[mailto:fedora-list-bounces at redhat.com] On Behalf Of Michael A. Peters
Sent: Friday, June 10, 2005 11:00 PM
To: For users of Fedora Core releases; Robin.Laing at drdc-rddc.gc.ca
Subject: Re: Hardware Question - A7N8X oddity
On Fri, 2005-06-10 at 11:13 -0600, Robin Laing wrote:
> Michael A. Peters wrote:
> > A7N8X Deluxe w/ Athlon XP 2700+
> > Homebuilt system
> > Woke it up from sleep - and it rebooted. Thought it might be a power
> > flux or something.
> > While booting, went elsewhere - came back and it was off.
> > Pressed reset switch and watched - bios was claiming it was an
> > and was over frequency.
> > I had remembered that happening way back when I built the thing, and
> > had to change a setting in the bios it get it to see the cpu
> > an XP2700+ and boot.
> > Anyone heard of anything like this?
> > Seems the bios forgot its settings. If it was a mac I would suspect
> > pram battery ...
> Funny you should mention this. I had a monitor failure a few weeks
> ago and had to reboot and I ended up with the same message the odd
> time. I never thought much of it as the monitor problem was #1
> priority. I have the same board as you. I am going to check the ASUS
> WWW site for a bios update before anything else.
> I am about to put a new UPS on the system so I will check it as well.
Did it again.
This system is quite old, this issue is very new on a box that had been
rock solid stable for several years, no hardware changes in last few
I'm going to de-dust the innards, start it cool - and run it through
If it's bad memory, I buy new ram.
If it's not bad memory, I will try a new power supply.
If that doesn't fix it - I guess I find out what x86_64 is like :D
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