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Re: [opensuse] Re: mcelog: CPU 6 on socket 1 received Bus and Interconnect Errors in Other-transaction
On 01/11/17 07:22 AM, Michael Hirmke wrote:

a) dust
b) oxidation
c) bad caps

(In my case I'd have to add 'cat hair' and clean the fans, remember to use a

2/3 solution is 'pull'.

I suggest investing in one of those cans of pressure air with a nozzle.

While I sometimes have to pull memory and connectors, wipe the gold fingers with
an antistatic cloth, blow air into the connectors and replace all same, I rarely
have to replace capacitors. I have more than enough low-end mobos from the
"Closet of Anxieties", but obviously that isn't the case with you.


I'm not saying that this is an ultimate solution, and I'd be VERY reluctant to
'pull and polish' the CPUs, but this is a first line of wolf fencing of the

NEXT UP: quality of the PSU from a cold start.

Heck, it's getting cold and I turn the computer on before the forced air heating
has warmed the house ...

Time was I had a [project in a portacabin. We'd turn the heating on in the
portacabin and go get breakfast; come back an hour later. Any earlier and the
electronics wouldn't turn on.

A: Yes.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting frowned upon?

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