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Old 05-16-2011, 09:35 AM   #1
shayno90
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Hardware troubleshooting of motherboard on Debian


Hello all

I would like to know what are essential troubleshooting commands to run on Debian to determine hardware issues involving the motherboard such the networking issues with a NIC/ADSL card, system fan trouble, memory card not installed correctly etc.

Thanks in advance.
 
Old 05-28-2011, 10:54 PM   #2
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There are tools to see the temperatures and fanspeeds of the computer, such as:
http://sensors-applet.sourceforge.net/
http://www.lm-sensors.org/

If there's a motherboard error or incorrect ram, that would probably cause it to fail to boot, with a POST beep.
 
  


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