[Ilugc] computer reboots without notice
raamanp at yahoo.co.in
Mon Jul 5 05:12:08 IST 2004
--- Sridhar R <sridharinfinity at gmail.com> wrote: > I'm experiencing
this peculiar and irritating problem with my
> Pentiuim-IV, Pctel HSP5 modem, Nvidia (66?? - driver version).
> During night (after 9pm) I see my computer frequently resetting
> itself. This was happening for the last 3 or 4 days.
> Before the days of this problem, I hadn't done any major system
> upgrade or install. Pctel driver was installed long before so even
> that shouldn't be the cause of problem. I installed Nvidia driver
> just now. Checked everything - no loose power cables.
> Can anyone explain what might be wrong?
> PS: dmesg outputs only the kernel log of that session (not the
> previous session).
Possible hardware problem.
1.Generally voltage drops between 9-10pm especially in suburbs.
Most ups/stabliser cannot work below 170v.
2.Check the RAM. We had similar problem in one of machines, after
changing the ram everything is ok.
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