[mythtv-users] Who's going to be the first?
newbury at mandamus.org
Fri Sep 3 02:51:55 UTC 2010
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On 2010-09-01, at 21:41, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 9:38 PM, Jean-Yves Avenard
> <jyavenard at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 2 September 2010 10:52, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
>>> I have a couple of these:
>> Build-in torrents :)
>> How cool !
>> Still can't stream legally obtained online content (movies that is)
> Not directly, no, but Brian does have a work-around for netflix.
> Granted, it requires another system, drawing power, and running
>>> Apple does do some things right, but having been burned twice by
>>> their abandoning support for products I have purchased, I
>>> tend to be leery. Having a product I bought less than 5 years ago
>>> no longer supported by their OS just bothers me (G5
>> You're just waiting for an excuse to get a new one I'm sure.
>> I just replaced the iMac 17" G5 at my inlaws with a refurbished 27"
>> quad-core i5.. Damn it's a slick computer.
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On 2009-10-24, at 12:28, Kawayanan <kawayanan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well, I just checked to see if I could test the PSU. I have two
> others in the house, but either my other computers are sufficiently
> old to be different (very possible), or the PSU on this Asus
> Barebones is non-standard.
> I can't test the PSU in the way you describe because the BIOS screen
> never comes up. It never gets that far (fan spin, nothing else
> happens). As for RAM tests, again, I can't get to BIOS, let alone
> memtest86 (I also use UBCD). It had two sticks of RAM and neither
> one worked alone. On top of that, a brand new stick of RAM didn't
> work either. I find it hard to believe all are bad.
> I think its PSU, motherboard, or CPU. The problem is I have no way
> of figuring out which one. This may just be the final death of this
> Thanks again
> On Sat, Oct 24, 2009 at 11:44 AM, Andy Colson <andy at squeakycode.net>
> George Mari wrote:
> On 10/24/2009 07:35 AM, Kawayanan wrote:
> My question is whether there is a way to determine if this is a CPU or
> motherboard problem? I don't have access to a different CPU to
> test, and I
> don't want to buy a CPU and have it turn out to be a motherboard
> If its a motherboard problem, I guess that means starting over with a
> effectively new system (the Asus is a barebones with most everything
> Any suggestions? My wife and kids are missing DVR. :(
> Thank for any help!
> It may be a power supply problem. If you have another system you
> can temporarily spare, swap PSUs, or move the suspect motherboard
> into an empty case, if you have one.
> Power spikes, in my experience, tend to kill PSUs first, then
> motherboards, then CPUs, in that order.
> . Actually, I really want the quad core i7 one. And a mac mini
> server. And a pony. :)
> Jarod Wilson
So you admit you just want the extra horsepower?
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