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Re: Is this list alive?

Upping the cooling helps.  I cut the thermistor on mine, and it worked
fine until the 2.5" SCSI drive died, and I haven't replaced it yet.


On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 11:48 PM, Bill Roman 
<netbsd%songdog.eskimo.com@localhost> wrote:
> On Sun, 2012-12-16 at 16:11 -0800, Aaron J. Grier wrote:
>> the multias are pathetic, not stable....
> Perhaps... but they're *cute* :-)
> I have one (well, more than one, but the others are for parts).  I've
> played around with NetBSD 4 and 5 on it, and I'm getting ready to try
> again with 6.0.
> I had noticed some apparent stability problems -- random compile errors
> and segfaults while building a kernel, never reproducible.  I was going
> to try swapping some parts around, figuring it was some marginal
> hardware somewhere.
> But if it's a general Multia issue, I don't want to waste time on it.
> So -- is anyone else with a Multia finding it's "not stable"?
> Pathetic is another matter... that kernel build runs overnight.  But I
> just want a small box that doesn't take much power to use as a firewall,
> and that doesn't take a monster machine.

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