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Old 11-14-2008, 03:10 AM   #1
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my pc performace decreased drastically


Hi

I am currently using linux.Yester day power cable of my cpu is burnt so my system shutdown improperly. The next time i replaced the power cable and logged in i found that it took 10-15 minutes to login.Then i opened terminal it also took 5 minutes to open ,every thing became very slow.why it is so?
I observed similar problems in the past also.Can any one help solve my problem.

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prakash
 
Old 11-14-2008, 09:09 AM   #2
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Hi

I am currently using linux.Yester day power cable of my cpu is burnt so my system shutdown improperly. The next time i replaced the power cable and logged in i found that it took 10-15 minutes to login.Then i opened terminal it also took 5 minutes to open ,every thing became very slow.why it is so? I observed similar problems in the past also.Can any one help solve my problem.
How about posting some information from the system? What have you checked? Have you looked at the log files, or tried to do an orderly shutdown/reboot of the system?

If you don't provide any information, it's hard to help you.
 
Old 11-14-2008, 09:14 AM   #3
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after a slow boot linux loads..
this clears the fact ur HDD is all right.
what abt ur RAM and Motherboard??
i guess processor is Ok....and the heatsink and the cooler is alright??
 
Old 11-14-2008, 09:16 AM   #4
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Look for errors in /var/log/messages. Maybe there's something there that can point us in the right direction.

Also, try memtest86+. Some livecds include it as a boot option. It can be used to check your ram.
 
Old 11-14-2008, 09:19 AM   #5
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For starters, why was the power cord burned?
 
Old 11-14-2008, 09:27 AM   #6
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after a slow boot linux loads..
this clears the fact ur HDD is all right.
Not really. A dying hard disk or hard disk controller often causes this effect.
 
Old 11-14-2008, 10:37 AM   #7
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after a slow boot linux loads..
this clears the fact ur HDD is all right.
what abt ur RAM and Motherboard??
i guess processor is Ok....and the heatsink and the cooler is alright??
No, it doesn't. The file system could be corrupted, or could be trying to re-mirror after a bad shutdown. The OP doesn't say if he was using LVM's or not, or anything about his hardware.

A dying hard drive or flaky controller could also be the cause...but pixellany asks the best question: why was the power cord burned?
 
  


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