[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 


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