Kenn Humborg wrote:
> Can also be heat related. My home machine started locking up
> during CPU-intensive activity (OGG ripping was a pretty reliable
> cause, as was running a VAX emulater or even doing multiple
> kernel compiles in parallel). It was steadily getting worse.
>> Saturday I pulled off the heatsink, cleaned off the HS and CPU
> and stuck in a new grease pad. CPU core temp dropped 7 degrees
> as reported by lm_sensors.
That could be it - this usually happens to me while I am backing up my
DVDs to my HD (DVD-Rip).
I was pretty sure I'd set my BIOS to be conservative with the power,
relative to heat (stability is more important to me than speed) - I
guess I should take another look.
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