[SATLUG] Motherboard Issues with Fedora 9 and 10

redpill-master toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Mon Jun 22 22:53:50 CDT 2009


you know those Romulan didn't make very good power supplies.  your PS
could have killed your vid and may still be causing other probs.  If you
need a Federation PS to test with your welcome to use my test bed parts.
contact me off-list if you need

Todd

On Mon, 2009-06-22 at 22:45 -0500, Peter Cross wrote:
> captains log... supplemental
> 
> upon removing the captured Romulan Plasma injector (Nvidia 7600 Graphics
> card) the warp core (my system) will attempt warp core ignition sequences.
> However upon initial warp core start sequence (AKA Fedora will boot in XXX
> seconds) emergency autoshutoff sequences start and the warp core scrams.
> 
> Various errors received... init error please reboot, error 00007508 etc
> 
> so the video card is bad... how can the power supply power one board but not
> another... my calculated power consumption is less than 180 watts and it's a
> 300 watt supply. System now recognizes 2.75 Gigs of ram... sigh... getting
> closer.
> 
> On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 10:28 PM, Geoff <geofff at w5omr.shacknet.nu> wrote:
> 
> > Peter Cross wrote:
> > > OK I have reinstalled the new RMA'd mobo. Now I can't even get the board
> > to
> > > boot into linux, actually let me be specific it will not boot at all.
> > > Everytime I boot it shows the CPU (P4 2.6Ghz with HT) sometimes it shows
> > 2GB
> > > of memory other times the 3GB that is installed, however most of the time
> > it
> > > doesn't even show the memory. other than that.... no joy won't even get
> > past
> > > the install. I'm going to remove the NVidia 7600 card and see if the via
> > > drivers will boot the machine off of the native VIA GPU.
> >
> > I'm suspecting something that's (as far as I can tell) been common in
> > all these iterations, and that would be the power supply.
> >
> >
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> Cheers!
> 
> Peter J. Cross
> San Antonio, TX
> 
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