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Re: Responsiveness in the next days

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Responsiveness in the next days
Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:08:48 +0200
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David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi folks,
> it would appear that the graphics card on my laptop died on me.  After
> an hour of black screen, it now managed to shut down and reboot in some
> low-resolution mode.  I don't know how often I'll manage that however.
> I'll likely need to take this one apart and look for loose connectors
> and if nothing else works, transfer the working parts into another
> computer (among two mostly identical laptops, I have one working
> keyboard, one working fan assembly and so on).
> Since this seems like a graphics card near-death, an external monitor
> does not help.
> Depending on my amount of success here, I might be of little
> availability in the next days.
> Sorry for that.

Looks like false alarm right now.  Functionality returned.  I doubt it
was a temperature problem (persisted too long even when switching the
computer off).  Maybe humidity that had to dissolve?

David Kastrup

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