Almost On-Topic: DEC AHA1742B Firmware

From: Tothwolf <>
Date: Mon Jan 7 05:36:05 2002

On Mon, 7 Jan 2002, Jochen Kunz wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 07, 2002 at 03:44:34AM -0600, Tothwolf wrote:
> > Thanks for the specs. Sounds like something I might want to use later. I
> > think I still have some EISA 486 boards around somewhere. Gotta keep a
> > look out for an EISA pentium board too I guess.
> I intended to use the machine as dedicated NFS Server with software
> RAID (FreeBSD/vinum). But the main board does not work reliable. It
> gets memory errors. I swaped all SIMMs and even the cache chips, but
> the porblem persists. PeeCee crap...

Been there, done that. Seems to be a large number of the "cheap junk"
boards give everything else a bad reputation. Only thing worse than memory
or other visible errors are the random hard lockups or resets.

Received on Mon Jan 07 2002 - 05:36:05 GMT

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