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 From:  "Braden McGrath" <braden at mcmail dot homeip dot net>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] Re: 1.2b6 lock-ups ....
 Date:  Thu, 3 Mar 2005 23:19:00 -0500
The Abit BE6 is well known for capacitor problems.  Check for bulging
caps around the CPU slot, it could be a hardware issue... 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: news [mailto:news at sea dot gmane dot org] On Behalf Of Jesse Guardiani
> Sent: Thursday, March 03, 2005 6:23 PM
> To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: [m0n0wall] Re: 1.2b6 lock-ups ....
> 
> Christian Rohmann wrote:
> 
> > Hey every1,
> > 
> > I just used b6 for about 12 hrs and in between 10 of them 
> m0n0 froze 
> > twice. Does any1 here have similar troubles?
> > 
> > 
> > Here are the hardware specs:
> > 
> > 
> > Abit BE6 (I think) mobo
> 
> I've got one of those. Fairly old mobo. Is your BIOS up-to-date?
> 
> 
> > Intel Celeron 300A (not overclocked)
> > 128Megs of RAM
> 
> In how many sticks? If it's in 2 sticks, have you tried it 
> with just 1? RAM can sometimes pass a boot test but still 
> cause problems.
> 
> 
> > Matrox Mystique
> > 
> > 3Com 3c905b
> > Realtek sth ... (I do have a few 3com cards still here ... 
> with linux 
> > realtek is sometimes not really working good)
> 
> I use 3c905, sis,  and intel NICs exclusively. No experience 
> with realteks. Possibly swap them out and see if the problem 
> goes away?
> 
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