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Computer suddenly reboots after showing a "Recovering lost DRAM size" message


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#1 dj505

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Posted 14 November 2016 - 02:20 PM

It's been a while since I posted here, but I thought I'd ask again since I got lots of great support with my last issue.

 

My desktop has recently been acting up. Occasionally, when I boot it up, it goes through the correct sequence, but when it reached "Recovering lost DRAM size..." it suddenly shuts off with a slight *click* and reboots, and does it over and over again. The only fix so far has been to unplug it and power off the power supply for a few minuted before booting it up again. No matter what device I try to boot from (hard drive, DVD, etc) this still happens. Ideas?

 

Edit: If it helps, the computer is currently running Ubuntu Server 14.0.1 as an arcade setup (the computer was housed in my arcade machine with proper ventilation) on a 3TB HDD, which is the only drive I had available. I'm planning on dual-booting it with a newer version of Ubuntu Desktop (16.04 specifically).


Edited by dj505, 14 November 2016 - 03:00 PM.


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#2 hamluis

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Posted 14 November 2016 - 03:08 PM

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