Spontaneous Reboots (I thought it was Virtualbox Kernel Modules)

Frank Shute frank at shute.org.uk
Tue Aug 24 21:03:21 UTC 2010

On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 10:29:27AM -0700, Chris Maness wrote:
> I have commented out the lines that load kernel modules for
> virtualbox, and made sure they were gone with kldstat.  However I am
> still getting VERY infrequent spontaneous reboots.  So it is not the
> modules.  I am thinking hardware.  It has a temperature alarm that
> sounds when it is hot, but since I have cleaned it out I have not had
> any issues with heat.  I am thinking bad processor/ram.  It is
> behaving the same way before/after the upgraded to the latest release.
>  What do you guys think?
> Regards,
> Chris Maness

Sounds to me like power supply. Is the machine on a UPS? Have you
checked out the power leads are properly seated? Have these reboots
started to happen after you cleaned it out?




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