[olug] hardware diagnostics with Linux

Eric Pierce eric_olug at yahoo.com
Sun Jun 27 18:32:13 UTC 2004

What kind of problems?

--- Tim & Alethea Larson <thelarsons3 at cox.net> wrote:
> My brother-in-law's PC is having problems that manifest awhile after 
> boot.  Could be hardware, or it could be Windows.  *shrug*  Being the 
> family computer guy, I said I would try to take a look.  Not being a PC 
> tech "in real life", my experience troubleshooting that kind of thing is 
> a little limited.  Any suggestions I could try to test the hardware 
> (RAM, HD) before blindly reinstalling Windows (and crossing my fingers)? 
>  I've got a Knoppix CD, if it has the tools I'd need.  Or a 
> Windows-based solution would be OK too.
> Thanks,
> Tim
> -- 
> Tim & Alethea
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