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troubleshoot

[′trəb·əl‚shüt]
(computer science)
To find and correct errors and faults in a computer, usually in the hardware.

troubleshoot

To find out why something is not working properly in order to fix the problem. Troubleshooting a computer may first require determining whether the problem is hardware or software. See debug.
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The system contains more than 5,000 troubleshooting actions for improving machines availability, and thanks to personnel feedback this expert knowledge base is growing every.
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This knowledge includes: installation, service management (using service and chkconfig, for example), basic system monitoring (using ps and top, and perhaps meminfo and the /proc filesystem), filesystem management (using fdisk and mkfs), and basic troubleshooting (including managing log files and perhaps the use of hardware probing tools such as ethtool and lspci).
Part 2--Print Mottle Troubleshooting for Coated Paper Grades September 3, 2003, 9:00-10:30 a.
Sloan also provides a general review of troubleshooting techniques.
TAPPI's new Troubleshooting Short Course for Extrusion Coating and Flexible Packaging Converters was developed by combining the Extrusion Coating Short Course and the Flexible Packaging Troubleshooting Course.
Prerequisites to effective troubleshooting include good machinery instrumentation, current and historical process data, detailed feedstock data, complete maintenance records, and operators with a good understanding of the extrusion process.
Troubleshooting paper machine clothing, then, is a key part of effective machine operations.
The other group is the standard custom molder, which requires more help with process troubleshooting and employee training.