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Re: [vox-tech] X server crashed?



I guess Gateway feels us mere mortals aren't competent enough to fix our
own computers.  I can't get the cover off to save my life.  Guess I have
to take it to one of their repair centers so they can blow out the dust.
:-/

Maybe something else caused the x server problem?

Katie

--- Rod Roark <rod@sunsetsystems.com> wrote:
> Whoops, wrong key.  Let's try again.
> 
> Katie, if you didn't change anything then it's probably a
> hardware issue.  CPU overheating is common if the heatsink
> gets clogged with dust, or a fan fails.  Take the cover off
> and blow the dust out, and make sure all the fans are
> working.

> On Tuesday 12 August 2003 07:12 pm, Katie wrote:
> > everything was fine, no problems, then I moved the mouse and the x
> server
> > shut down.  every time I try to start it, it looks like it's about to
> > start and then it shuts itself down with the usual "waiting for x
> server
> > to shut down" followed by the prompt.  i'm not even getting any error
> > messages.
> >
> > what happened and what can I do to fix this?
> >
> > Katie

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