Thread: System randomly shutting down

  1. #16
    Software Developer jverkoey's Avatar
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    Feb 2003
    University of Waterloo
    Alrighty, the most random thing has fixed my drives.

    I replaced the IDE cable.

    Never woulda thunk.....*wanders off ranting to self about IDE cables and flux capacitors*

  2. #17
    5|-|1+|-|34|) ober's Avatar
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    Aug 2001
    Hmm... could you have pulled them just a little loose when you were replacing the PSU? Either way, glad you got it sorted.

  3. #18
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    Newport, South Wales, UK
    IDE technology is much like hard drive technology.
    It's a serious miracle that either of them work at all.

    A multimeter attached to the right channels would've sorted this out a loooong time ago. Although you might need to go out of your way to expose them...

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