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 From:  Dirk-Willem van Gulik <dirkx at webweaving dot org>
 To:  Manuel Kasper <mk at neon1 dot net>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] pb11 is out...
 Date:  Thu, 29 May 2003 22:37:03 +0200 (CEST)
> OK, that said, there's another thing that's been bugging me for some time.
> I already posted to soekris-tech about this, but nobody seemed to have a
> clue: a few buddies of mine have m0n0walls (on net4501s) that crash every
> few days (anything between 2 and 6 days) - they don't respond to pings
> anymore, and while the serial console still echoes characters, the menu is
> gone, too. They have to be power-cycled to make them work again. I see
> this on the newer of my net4501's (one with the serial double-character
> bug), too, while it has never ever happened on an older box (that doesn't
> have the serial bug, BTW). My buddies' m0n0walls are either from the same
> order as my newer box or ordered shortly after it.

I've seen this happen when the voltage drops below 6.5 volt or so. But not
in any production soekris.

Dw.