Subject: RE: Multia won't boot
To: David Woyciesjes <DAW@yalepress3.unipress.yale.edu>
From: John Hayward <John.C.Hayward@wheaton.edu>
Date: 06/27/2001 11:16:40
I had removed the internal hard drive and ran with the board
no fully inserted into the case to allow additional air flow.
Where is the E215 located on the bottom ofo the board?
On Wed, 27 Jun 2001, David Woyciesjes wrote:
> Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2001 12:13:26 -0400
> From: David Woyciesjes <DAW@yalepress3.unipress.yale.edu>
> To: 'John Hayward' <John.C.Hayward@wheaton.edu>, firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RE: Multia won't boot
> How was the airflow and cooling on your Multia? If you look at the
> bottom of the board, how does the E215 chip look? Hopefully it's not burnt
> (Heat Death...)
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> ! -----Original Message-----
> ! From: John Hayward [mailto:John.C.Hayward@wheaton.edu]
> ! Sent: Wednesday, June 27, 2001 12:02 PM
> ! To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> ! Subject: Multia won't boot
> ! Dear NetBSDers,
> ! I had an Multia running for some time. I've had
> ! NetBSD-1.5 running on
> ! it. It had been serving as a NAT machine, web server, imap
> ! server etc on
> ! my DSL line. About 6 weeks ago i noticed some halts while
> ! running.
> ! Sometimes when I attempted to reboot it seemed to stop
> ! before it got to
> ! the SRM console information - the monitor would indicate it
> ! was recieving
> ! no signal before anything was displayed. Sometimes it would boot but
> ! hang part way thru the messages. Other times it would boot and
> ! seem to run for several days.
> ! About 5 weeks ago TELOCITY DSL went out and was out for 4
> ! weeks. I was
> ! gone on vacation duing the last part of this time and when I came back
> ! last night I could not get the Multia to ever get to the point I could
> ! see anything on the monitor. I removed the NCR SCSI controler, PCI
> ! eithernet card, reseated memory, tried some other memory all
> ! to no avail.
> ! Previously I had trouble (of a different sort) and several people
> ! suggested getting a new clock battery. I think that was
> ! about a 15 months
> ! ago.
> ! Any suggestions would be appreciated.
> ! I also would be interested in getting the info off the SCSI
> ! disk. Should I be able to access this from a VAX or MIPS
> ! machine or is
> ! the 64 bit integers/indianess going to be an issue?
> ! TIA
> ! johnh...