Re: Harddisk clicks -> System freezes/reboots

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On Mon, 2007-01-22 at 10:57 -0700, Robin Laing wrote:

> I had a similar problem late last year.  My new power supply (5 months 
> old) in my desktop wasn't putting out the correct voltage on the +5V 
> rail.  The drive would click and then stop.  As it was one of the RAID 1 
> drives, this was causing me some headaches.  Any drive tests showed the 
> drive to be okay.  Changing the power supply fixed the issue.  Did a 
> full drive test on the drive before putting it back in.  No issues 
> showed up.
> If you can, check the power supply voltages.

I concur. When I bought my new machine last year it did the same thing,
rebooting, clicking, bucking and farting like a wide mouth mule. I took
it back, they replaced the power supply and I've never had another
moments problem with it. Ric

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"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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