> I was having similar issues - my units would lock up after 6-12 days of
> usage. I did some thermal management (added fans and blocked off air flow
> to make it go where I wanted). I was using onboard RealTek NICs and
> those out with the same board but Intel NICs. I also put in a good
> RAM. Since then I have not had any issues - I am up to 20 days now (best
> I've seen for a while).
> I'm not sure if my problem was all heat or combination of heat and RealTek
> or what.
I had the same trouble since 1.0 (at least) . I had finally changed my two
realtek nics by a compaq quad nic, and for two month I have NO trouble to
PS :I do not use the pooling nic feature, since it make cpu temperature
rising up strongly on my old pIII and finally freeze my m0n0.