×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Contact US

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

quick question about power issue logging

quick question about power issue logging

quick question about power issue logging

(OP)
Hi All.

I have a system that seems to be doing cold starts ... i am going to say randomly. When I check the audit trail, I see cold starts.

Is there somewhere in monitor that I can turn this logging on to see when / why it is happening? I know that the logs will end while it reboots, but hope to see if there is something "triggering" this.

The customer has been advised to check and see if it is plugged into a ups or directly into an a.c. plug, but figured I'd ask.

Regards

RE: quick question about power issue logging

Typically a "cold start" is the same as walking up to the system and pulling the plug. I would look into what the system is plugged into like you said. I would also make sure it is properly grounded. Other then that you are likely looking at replacing the cabinet as a possible fix (unless you want to simply try replacing the power supply).

The truth is just an excuse for lack of imagination.

RE: quick question about power issue logging

(OP)
critchey:

Thought so. Thanks for confirming. You have no idea how hard it is to tell people "My programming changes did nothing", and yet they are still bound and determined to say it isn't hardware, it's software.

You have a nice little star from yours truly.

Sigh.

RE: quick question about power issue logging

Happy to help and thanks for the pink.

I think we have all been there being blamed for the programming when it is simply not the case. All you can do is present them with the provided evidence and suggest a solution. If they decide to ignore your advice that is on them.

The truth is just an excuse for lack of imagination.

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close