Diagnosing reboot under load

Skylar Thompson skylar at cs.earlham.edu
Sun Nov 6 21:29:15 GMT 2005

Micah wrote:

> My desktop system just started doing this last night.  I was upgrading 
> Gnome using the handy shell script they provide.  It looks like 
> sometime around 11:30pm the computer reset.  This morning I'm trying 
> to reinstall all the software that got lost in last night's reset and 
> I get another reset in the middle of compiling.  The last message in 
> /var/log/messages before reboot is:
> Nov  6 10:41:08 trisha ntpd[489]: kernel time sync enabled 6001
> Nov  6 10:58:14 trisha ntpd[489]: kernel time sync enabled 2001
> Nov  6 13:02:57 trisha syslogd: kernel boot file is /boot/kernel/kernel
> I just ran memtest86+ and there's no memory errors.  I'm guessing it's 
> a hardware issue, but how do I diagnose it?

Could it be a bad power supply? Try swapping in another one and see what 

-- Skylar Thompson (skylar at cs.earlham.edu)
-- http://www.cs.earlham.edu/~skylar/

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