Dave O Connor wrote:
>Anyone know of a good suite of tools for testing hardware? For linux is good,
>but a bootable stup (like memtest86, except for RAM, CPU, disks, etc) would be
>better. I've a machine here crashing pseudo-randomly, and am pretty sure it's
>> - DoC
>>www.ultimatebootcd.com was recommended on slashdot in the last few weeks
for such a task. It has testing software from the main hard drive
makers as well as memtest. Haven't been able to make it test the video
or cpu yet though.
Some motherboards bioses have an option for a quick boot which bypasses
a few hardware tests. If it does swap it to the thorough option as that
has pointed out the fault on 2-3 ocasions.
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