[rescue] seaking of SGI's - IP25 woes

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Mar 18 14:02:33 CST 2004

On Mar 18, 2004, at 2:54 PM, Geoff Koehler wrote:
> 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?

   Sure sounds thermal to me.  When you say "dies", what is the 


Dave McGuire          "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
Cape Coral, FL          reboot and upgrade."    -Jonathan Patschke

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