[SATLUG] Update on Cheryl Upgrade

redpill-roamer toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Wed Jun 17 17:15:41 CDT 2009


if it is a ATI card I would double check on a win box just to be sure
its not a linux/ati issue.  past that and I would say to check the
voltages on your MoBo and power supply

Todd

On Wed, 2009-06-17 at 17:02 -0500, Herb Cee wrote:
> scs at worldlinkisp.com wrote:
> >> It took Cheryl 14hrs to finally get the old out and the new in and 
> >> unfortunately the Video card fried for the 2nd time so I want to send 
> >> her a replacement card I can get a good price ($24)on a new
> >> NVIDIA GeForce 8400GS Video Card 256MB DVI PCI Express
> >>     
> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> > Since you say it fried again, I'd be concerned as to why it fried twice, 
> > specifically  why, when and how it occurred.
> >
> > Are they new, used, or refurbished?  I've experienced this once, but
> > only after it had up and running a few weeks.
> >
> > Am sure a   _buntu user will answer the OS question.
> >
> > Lou
> >
> >   
> Lou the first card ran long enough for me to set the CMOS ok and went on 
> for a full boot but next day I got nothing not even a splash screen. I 
> returned it and they (Sparten Tech) dragged out replacement for 3weeks 
> but then it ran fine for 3 days and nights, I installed several software 
> packages with no problems so thinking it stable, I broke it down and 
> sent it to Cheryl. It fails to boot, no splash with either an LCD or a 
> CRT monitor. It is an ATI but I forget the mod #. Thats all the info I 
> have on it. Handling was careful and was packed in anti static bags
> herb



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