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[ale] PC shut off



On Tue June 29 2010, Robert Reese wrote:
> > Jun 29 04:38:20 paulandcilla smartd[4690]: Device: /dev/sda, SMART Usage
> > Attribute: 194 Temperature_Celsius changed from 120 to 109
>
> /dev/sda is cooking: 107?C ~~ 220?F. ?120?C ~~ 250?F
that was then, this is now:
Jun 29 10:08:21 paulandcilla smartd[4690]: Device: /dev/sda, SMART Usage 
Attribute: 190 Airflow_Temperature_Cel changed from 58 to 59 
Jun 29 10:08:21 paulandcilla smartd[4690]: Device: /dev/sda, SMART Usage 
Attribute: 194 Temperature_Celsius changed from 108 to 109 
Jun 29 10:08:21 paulandcilla smartd[4690]: Device: /dev/sdb, SMART Prefailure 
Attribute: 1 Raw_Read_Error_Rate changed from 98 to 104 
Jun 29 10:08:21 paulandcilla smartd[4690]: Device: /dev/sdb, SMART Usage 
Attribute: 190 Airflow_Temperature_Cel changed from 53 to 55 
Jun 29 10:08:21 paulandcilla smartd[4690]: Device: /dev/sdb, SMART Usage 
Attribute: 194 Temperature_Celsius changed from 47 to 45 

maybe sdb is blocking sda from getting good airflow..

>
> > DUST ?? not on MY systems! I used to make my living
> > vacuuming PCs... when I worked in DC, I used to get the trouble calls at
> > Dept. of Ag ( among others). Those old buildings ventilation system
> > was.... just about non-existant.
>
> That explains the jokes about the "Hot Air" coming out of DC.

yeah, I worked in DC for 20 years.. NO COMMENT:)

>
> > ?So I ALWAYS took my vac & cleaned em out before I
> > tried to troubleshoot...
>
> It is amazing how many people are clueless about dust in their computers
> and the problems it cause. ?Not terribly surprising, I guess, since there
> isn't any mention in any PC manual regarding dust control, or defragmenting
> their harddrive, or any number of quickly obvious maintenance. ?One good
> thing about rock-bottom PC prices is that I get fewer and fewer requests
> from friends, family, and other acquaintances to fix their neglected boxes.
>
preaching to the choir are we:)
 
>
> P.S: Clove Oil (aka Eugenol) is a miracle worker in regards to dental
> pain... I know very, very well how effective it is. ?;c( ?Get it from the
> pharmacist or find it in the food flavoring section of the grocery store;
> the bottle will last practically forever and costs just a couple of bucks.
> ?If you can't find it alone, ?lot of 'dental repair' kits contain it. ?BTW,
> Q-Tips are nearly perfect, as is a little tuft of cotton ball wrapped
> around the tip of a toothpick to get into the tight spots. ?Also, be aware
> it can, and will, cause 'burning' of soft tissue with over-use. ?One thing
> I learned to do was to dilute it in some water and use it as a 'mouthwash'
> (thereby making your whole mouth numb) when I felt adding more pure clove
> oil would be unadvised.
open beer, pour until pain goes away..

>
> And best wishes on the labor front!! ?Hey, have you thought about making
> Android apps?

I'm not a programmer, more a sysadm type.. might be time for a career change!

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