Subject: Re: Trouble booting on Multia
To: None <port-alpha@NetBSD.ORG>
From: nm <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 04/20/1998 23:33:35
At 02:51 PM 4/20/98 -0700, you wrote:
>> I'm having trouble booting NetBSD on a recently purchased DEC Multia
>> /w 64MB RAM and 4GB external HD.  Booting NetBSD 1.3 worked just fine
>> for about a week, but then refused to work quite suddenly.  At the SRM
>> ...
>Sadly. this story has been repeated over and over. Something inside the
>Multia just fizzles and dies, and it seems to happen to everyone. You
>are probably quite lucky that it only lasted a week, you can probably
>return it. (There might be something like  an "implied warranty of
>merchantibility" in every US sale, so don't worry too much about the
>exact disclaimers by the seller.) To repeat: you need to send that
>thing back to wherever you got it ASAP.
>And instead of buying Multias, my recommendation for a minimum price
>systems is that you get an AXPPCI33. Same price, same speed, same
>processor, but much greater reliability and a standard form factor.
>Nothing on the planet is as likely to fail as a Multia, it appears.

woowoo, i love my axppci33 (166) here... as a boon it
runs great at 200mhz as well... not that this is really much added

btw, dont overclock unless you are willing to accept the