On Jul 23, 2005, at 9:35 PM, Chris Buechler wrote:
> On 7/23/05, Phil <xphilz at gmail dot com> wrote:
>> I was running the 1.2b7 for ages as I have an atheros wireless
>> card as
>> well and I didnt want to loose wireless support by upgrading, but the
>> issues I have been facing got so bad that the only way I could get
>> m0n0wall\WRAP to be stable was to go to 1.2b9 which changes the
>> back to 4.x as you mentioned and this has been a lot more stable.
>> So I
>> am guessing that my problems are with the WRAP board now and its
>> interesting that you are running 15-18V where I am only running 12v.
> I haven't really been following this thread, but a lot of the
> stability issues on the 5.x based versions with WRAP boards seemed to
> be heat related. It stressed the hardware much more because it was
> much less efficient, and hence generated much more heat. I recall one
> person whose freezing issues stopped completely after removing their
> crypto card because there was some chip under the miniPCI slot that
> was getting way too hot with it in there (don't remember details,
> sorry). Might be the same deal with a wireless card.
> Assuming you haven't taken it out already, I'd be curious what
> happened if you did (not like you can use it with b9 anyway).
On the other hand, we ship (sell) WRAP boards with high-power radios
in an outdoor case consideration,
and have had no problems such as those described here.