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by mathomas3
Fri Feb 12, 2021 1:09 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Strange Crashes
Replies: 12
Views: 340

Re: Strange Crashes

tks...

yea it's just wierd... I will RMA these cards and hope that the next pair work...

Matt
by mathomas3
Thu Feb 11, 2021 8:17 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Strange Crashes
Replies: 12
Views: 340

Re: Strange Crashes

well as it turns out... it was the RAM chips... I had a total of four in there... 2x4gig 2x16gig... the 16gig chips were a recent add along with the video card... the test that I did was removed the old ram cards and tried to boot... it froze at the bios... removed the 16gig chips and put in thee 4g...
by mathomas3
Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:49 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Strange Crashes
Replies: 12
Views: 340

Re: Strange Crashes

Thank you for the reply SMG... It took you good deal of time to respond/look at this post... What happens when it "crashes"? Does the computer lose power? Does the screen go black? Is there one particular game that is more likely to have this happen? - When it crashes... it's like a hard r...
by mathomas3
Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Strange Crashes
Replies: 12
Views: 340

Re: Strange Crashes

What I dont get is that this was a server PC for 2 years... hardly had any issues with it... never the hardware... and since adding this video card it freezes and crashes... I RMA'd the first card(company said there wasnt a fault but sent me a new card anyway) and the problem persists... CPU: Quad C...
by mathomas3
Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:44 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Strange Crashes
Replies: 12
Views: 340

Re: Strange Crashes

cpu without a load is 28.7c

the GPU while under heavy load topped out at 61c
by mathomas3
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:35 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Strange Crashes
Replies: 12
Views: 340

Strange Crashes

Hello all... While this issue isnt exclusive to Mint... Im hoping that you could help point me to a test or solution... I think it's hardware related... I recently upgraded my server with a new computer Case/Mobo/PSU/CPU and in doing so I was left with a good/solid computer that I wanted to make int...
by mathomas3
Sun Aug 16, 2020 6:57 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Random System Crashes
Replies: 2
Views: 129

Re: Random System Crashes

Thank you for the reply KM.

as you suggested I ran dmesg... I should have saved the output... but I did see some errors for APCI...

So after updating the bios it cleared those errors...

Im hoping that solved the issue... I will continue to monitor it...

Thanks!
by mathomas3
Sat Aug 15, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Random System Crashes
Replies: 2
Views: 129

Random System Crashes

Hello, Recently I decided to go Mint full time... Love how quick this OS is... Problem is that it has been crashing randomly... At first the crashes were only (before it got the 5500GPU) when I was playing a - NON windows game (day of defeat) - that was the only time it crashed... didnt spend much t...
by mathomas3
Thu Aug 13, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: new GPU doesnt seem to have helped...
Replies: 3
Views: 229

Re: new GPU doesnt seem to have helped...

Thank you for the reply... I looked into that thread... but I think I will hold off on that till others with my video card or this version of mint chime in... But on another note... My system has also been crashing... At first the crashes were only (before it got the 5500GPU) when I was playing a - ...
by mathomas3
Wed Aug 12, 2020 7:39 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: new GPU doesnt seem to have helped...
Replies: 3
Views: 229

Re: new GPU doesnt seem to have helped...

3 days and no reply...

Feels Bad :(
by mathomas3
Mon Aug 10, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: new GPU doesnt seem to have helped...
Replies: 3
Views: 229

new GPU doesnt seem to have helped...

Hello... Recently I have decided to make Mint my full time home PC and as such I would like to play some old/new games via steam... before I got this new Radion 5500xt... the built in GPU for the CPU would crash on some non Linux games and also struggle on native linux games as well.. so I thought a...
by mathomas3
Fri Jun 12, 2015 4:15 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: USB Corrupted... but boots...
Replies: 4
Views: 385

Re: USB Corrupted... but boots...

well i have created a second usb live boot stick... and i am getting the same error...

I/O errors...

So i went back into the bios and changed around a few settings and it seemingly is going through...
by mathomas3
Fri Jun 12, 2015 12:41 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: USB Corrupted... but boots...
Replies: 4
Views: 385

USB Corrupted... but boots...

Hello... Sorry to bother you all but im in a little bit of a pickle... I have installed Mint linux on my usb drive and proceeded to install it on my computer... I reformated the drives and at about 60% if failed out... Thus I do not have an OS... and i can not create a new USB drive to image... is t...
by mathomas3
Sun Jun 07, 2009 6:06 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: video upgrade to gloria problem...
Replies: 3
Views: 645

Re: video upgrade to gloria problem...

i have a inspiron e1705 with the ATI 1400 mobilty chip...

thanks for the reply
by mathomas3
Sun Jun 07, 2009 6:41 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: video upgrade to gloria problem...
Replies: 3
Views: 645

video upgrade to gloria problem...

sorry if this has been spoken about before... i have been playing around with this ONE problem for atleast 6 hours... and now i get to ask a question before i nuke my system for some damn reason... well i play WOW... the frame rate wasnt that good in the old edition... but it worked... so... i thoug...
by mathomas3
Sat Dec 01, 2007 10:37 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: first time user of Mint
Replies: 1
Views: 1190

Re: first time user of Mint

good bye....

after banging my head to the wall and finding that your software library is small... im heading on from this distro...

that and info no the wiki is out dated and info is slim on setting up different services... well thanks... and have a nice one...
by mathomas3
Fri Nov 30, 2007 8:01 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: first time user of Mint
Replies: 1
Views: 1190

first time user of Mint

ok... some good things some things that just tick me off... first... everything came up well and im glad for that... but some other things are driving me mad... 1. cant get compiz to work says xgl not installed... i have ATI drivers... so it's to my knowlege that compiz wont work... beryl will but f...

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