[rescue] seaking of SGI's - IP25 woes

Shawn Wallbridge shawn at synack-hosting.com
Thu Mar 18 14:01:59 CST 2004

Sounds like heat related to me, but I am not too familiar with big 
SGI's (but oh will I be getting familiar with them, I have two XL's on 
the way to me right now).


On 18-Mar-04, at 1:54 PM, Geoff Koehler wrote:

> HI All,
> Speaking of SGI challenge's, I have a problem with my XL that Im 
> wondering if anyone has seen before.  After about half and hour from 
> being powered on, one of the CPU's dies.  I've taken out the board and 
> looked at it, but it doesnt "look" any different.  The heatsink on the 
> CPU in question does not seem loose or unseated.  It stikes me as a 
> heat-related failure, but Ive moved it to a different slot and it 
> doesnt make any difference.  After a few hours having the thing turned 
> off, it comes back, only to fail again half and hour later.  Any 
> ideas?
> Cheers, Geoff
> Geoff Koehler
> Saskatoon, SK, Canada
> Home of the SART Observatory
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