Help me troubleshoot this problem

Kam Leo kam.leo at gmail.com
Tue Jul 6 03:23:41 UTC 2010


On Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 8:08 PM, JD <jd1008 at gmail.com> wrote:
>  On 07/05/2010 07:28 PM, awrobinson-ml at nc.rr.com wrote:
>> ---- JD<jd1008 at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>    On 07/05/2010 06:44 PM, awrobinson-ml at nc.rr.com wrote:
>>>> ---- Rick Sewill<rsewill at gmail.com>   wrote:
>>>>> On 07/05/2010 06:15 PM, awrobinson-ml at nc.rr.com wrote:
>>>>>> ---- Geoffrey Leach<geoff at hughes.net>   wrote:
>>>>>>> On 07/05/2010 03:28:20 PM, awrobinson-ml at nc.rr.com wrote:
>>>>>>>> ---- Geoffrey Leach<geoff at hughes.net>   wrote:
>>>>>>>>> On 07/05/2010 01:27:01 PM, awrobinson-ml at nc.rr.com wrote:
>>>>>>>>>> I am trying to install Fedora on a PC I built. I had Windows XP
>>>>>>>>>> running on it for more than a year without any apparent problems.
>>>>>>> <snip>
>>>>>>>> Hardware:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Motherboard: BIOSTAR TFORCE TF520-A2 AM2 NVIDIA nForce 520 MCP ATX
>>>>>>>> AMD
>>>>>>>> Processor: AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ Brisbane 2.2GHz Socket AM2 65W
>>>>>>>> Dual-Core Processor
>>>>>>>> Video Card: MSI NX8400GS-TD256E GeForce 8400 GS 256MB 64-bit GDDR2
>>>>>>>> PCI
>>>>>>>> Express
>>>>>>>> Memory: A-DATA 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)
>>>>>>>> Dual Channel
>>>>>>>> Memory: A-DATA 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)
>>>>>>>> Dual Channel
>>>>>>>> (6 GB total)
>>>>>>>> Hard drive: SAMSUNG EcoGreen F2 HD103SI 1TB 5400 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s
>>>>>>>> 3.5"
>>>>>>> <snip>
>>> Have you booted it into single user mode?
>>>
>> I have not. At least, I haven't since I was trouble shooting issues with disk drives that are no longer in the system. What would I do in single user mode to trouble shoot the current problem?
>>
>>
>
> See if it will freeze!!

If problems still persist other things to check:

1. Revert to default BIOS settings
2. Dusted off your computer
3. Re-seat all connections
4. Verify all fans are in working order
5. Run with external peripherals, e.g. USB drives. disconnected


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