Subject: Re: Multia problem
To: Bernard Gardner <B.Gardner@eng.usyd.edu.au>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/29/1997 12:01:29
On Thu, 28 Aug 1997 15:28:02 +1000
Bernard Gardner <B.Gardner@eng.usyd.edu.au> wrote:
> I have a Multia on which I was running NetBSD until it went *POP* one day and
> stopped working. Now, on switching the machine on, nothing is displayed on the
> monitor, but the diagnostic LED is indicating that the self test is OK. There's
> no obvious damage to the board.
> I connected a terminal to the serial port (9600 8N1), and on powerup, the
> machine says:
> Brk 0 at 001303A8
> 001303A8! BPT
This is exactly the mode of failure that mine exhibited when it
"Bit The Dust".
I think I'd chalk this up to Yet Another Multia Melts Down. There have been
lots of complaints of quality problems with that particular system.
Jason R. Thorpe email@example.com
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