Subject: Re: SRM 3.5-72
To: Joe <>
From: Andrew Gillham <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 11/15/1999 10:57:01
Joe writes:
> I had to update to the lastest firmware too in order to get my Multia to
> boot. At first it was acting a little flaky but I installed a new cpu fan
> that had a higher flowrate (much higher) plus I keep it in the vertical
> position. It has been working fine ever since.
> bash-2.03$ uptime
>  9:21AM  up 54 days, 22:54, 2 users, load averages: 0.07, 0.09, 0.08
> >From the Multia FAQ is says that you can also heatsink the problem IC chip
> but I didn't try that. It seems most of the problems with these are heat
> related and if you can get past that then they should work fine. Mine
> does (but very slowly). :)

After having a friend replace the faulty part with a cooler operating part,
and mine has been solid.

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