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Computer keeps rebooting

by opiumsmoker / June 20, 2013 3:43 AM PDT

Hey there, I have a little (big) problem with my pc, I just acquired a new pc, but it keeps rebooting, sometimes within 5 minutes, some times a couple of times a day some times not at all...
First I though it was an OS issue (I'm using Ubuntu Precise Pangolin) but apparently not.

Here are some of my pc specs


File is too long so I pastebin it.

Temps in general are ok, all ELCOs seem to be flat and nice

Any kind of help of guidance will be appreciated

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That seems a problem ...
by Kees_B Forum moderator / June 20, 2013 3:50 AM PDT

for the company that handles the warranty.


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by opiumsmoker / June 20, 2013 3:53 AM PDT

No reccomendations??? ... Straight to the company?

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Looks rather new. I have a question.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 20, 2013 4:00 AM PDT

Why did the RAM land in bank 2?

I know this is old fashioned but for years I've filled RAM slots in a specific order. Most of the time it's per the manual but all so far have me start at slot 0.

Ask the maker what's up with that.

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by opiumsmoker / June 20, 2013 4:07 AM PDT

I changed the memory slot just to try it out... but it's all the same no matter which slot I use

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Then given this much information.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 20, 2013 4:47 AM PDT
In reply to: well

It's obviously a defective machine. I don't want to upset you but why isn't the full details available? I see nothing about power supply and the other things such software can't supply. Such as make, model and if the tech checked the heatsinks out.

And let's be very clear here. Only your new techs use software temperature readings as proof there's nothing wrong.

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by opiumsmoker / June 20, 2013 5:35 AM PDT

Well that file was generated with ubuntu's terminal, so I guess not all info is available... as soon as I get home i will post details, but as you said Bob... it's probable a defective machine

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