[svlug] DVD RAM?

James Sparenberg james at linuxrebel.org
Tue Apr 25 18:28:55 PDT 2006


On Tuesday 25 April 2006 16:41, you wrote:
> Geez, I was thinking I was going to report back 
> that all went great with the DVD RAM backup, but 
> get this.
> 
> In the middle of running it on k3b I heard a pop 
> from behind me where the machine was running, 
> turned around and the video just said "No signal" 
> as if the machine was off, but the power light was 
> still on.
> 
> No amount of hitting enter or moving the mouse 
> would bring the video back, so I turned the 
> machine off, and it won't turn back on.
> 
> Spiffing, eh?
> 
> So maybe a power supply went out in the middle of 
> the process?
> 
> This is a brand new machine we assembled here, and 
> I know when we chose the box the power supply had 
> a pretty hefty amount of wattage so I don't think 
> that was the problem.
> 
> Oh, well, dinner break and then I guess I'll come 
> back and take it apart...
> ...*sigh*
> 
> Skip
> 

Well, not that  this will be of any comfort but if the PSU (or any 
other hardware) is going to go my experience is it's either the first 
60 days or a full lifetime.  Good luck with the system hope it didn't 
take anything else with it.  (the popping sound is never a good 
thing.)  

James




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