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Re: Soekris net4501 - repetitive reboots
On Tue, Feb 17, 2004 at 07:23:21PM +0100, Alexander Hall wrote:
> From: "Saad Kadhi" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > hello peter,
> > On Mon, Feb 16, 2004 at 05:28:07PM -0800, Peter Hessler wrote:
> > > Random reboots in a soekris is likely to be a power problem. Try
> > > getting a different power supply (more volts/amps, within reason of
> > > course ;-)
> > getting a different power supply might solve random reboots but not
> > (indirectly) triggered ones :-).
> > it is very easy to reproduce and works each time. scp the 1GB+ file =>
> > reboot, no scp => no reboot at all.
> I don't really see that this would rule out the "power supply theory",
> since I suppose it would be reasonable to suspect that the scp operation
> would make the machine consume more power, possibly causing it to
> malfunction if the power supply is insufficient.
agreed. it doesn't rule it out. nick@ also has the same arguments in a
private mail. thanks!
I will test another power supply as soon as I can and report back.
Saad Kadhi -- [email@example.com] [firstname.lastname@example.org]
[gpg keyid: 19C6C735 http://pgp.mit.edu]
[gpg fingerprint: E3A2 D64B 78EC 1E9D 5EB5 14AA F52F 473F 19C6 C735]