On Mar 24, 2005, at 3:35 PM, Frederick Page wrote:
> Hallo Braden,
> Braden McGrath schrieb am 23. March 2005:
>> Interesting. I went back to 1.2b6 because of the problems with b7. I
>> didn't have any lockups on b6.
> I never upgraded to 1.2b7, I stayed at 1.2b6. But I experienced the
> freezes with almost all 1.2b versions.
>> Do any of the developers have Soekris or WRAP hardware to test on?
> Yes, they have. Unfortunately for us, they cannot reproduce the
> problem, it works fine for them. Somebody here suggested leaving the
> encasement of Wrap/Soekris open, claimed he had freezes too, but with
> open encasement they never happen.
> I put the WRAP on a pencil (better air from the underside) and it did
> not freeze again until now. Might be indeed a temperature issue, the
> Bios freezes the machine according to docs, when temperature gets too
> high. Maybe the sensor is off in some machines.
> Many other people also cannot reproduce the freezes, so it looks as if
> it were not a general problem.
I'm wondering if this is somehow related to differing CF cards.
I've been running WRAP boards
enclosed in a 85F ambient environment for weeks now with 1.2b6 on them
with nary a freeze or hang.
One of the early things I plan to make run is the watchdog. (At least,
I haven't seen any evidence of it being