Q: My machine started making a terrible noise, what is wrong?
A: Well it is usually the fan but could be something else. Open
up the machine carefully while it is still running use something
flexible (piece of paper) to stop each fan while you listen to
the noise diference.
Q: I rebooted my machine and it says something about a kernel panic,
what do i do?
A: This could mean there is a serious problem. Run an fsck check
on the disk. /sbin/fsck /dev/hda (for the first disk)
Q: My mouse is broken.
A: Replace the batteries
Q: My lcd/hard drive/memory/UPS is broken. Who do i call to get it
A: In general if the item is a hard drive <3 years old or some other
part < 1 year old it is most likely still under warranty. Call
the manufacuring company directly and tell them you purchased the
part indiividually not from a vendor. If it is under warranty
the will help you to get it replaced.
Q: Where can i find an extra piece of hardware?
Q: How do i get a copy of Windows?
- restart the machine or restart X or restart the program
- make sure your.tcsh file isn't he cause of your problem
- network problems may be solved by /sbin/ifdown eth0; /sbin/ifup eth0