Overheating attributed to Freebsd --sysctl variables notavailable--

nw1 network101 at covad.net
Mon Nov 3 19:27:33 PST 2003

Both the board(s) and the processors were RMA'd.
Both boards and all four (4) processors were swapped around between both OS's and the
problem remains using the hardware with the FreeBSD OS.  The latest BIOS is installed.

We also have a newly purchased board (S-2466), the same thing occurs.

Details @

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "jon" <jonathan88 at email.com>
To: "nw1" <network101 at covad.net>
Sent: Monday, November 03, 2003 10:00 PM
Subject: Re: Overheating attributed to Freebsd --sysctl variables notavailable--

> On Mon, 2003-11-03 at 19:57, nw1 wrote:
> > > What version of FreeBSD are you using?
> > > Did you compile amp into the kernel?
> >
> > I think you're not understanding what I posted @
> >
> >
> > The first line has what version I'm running.  The entire document @
> > implies; this was a
> > running system with no serious issues; meaning; the sysctl items I'm speaking of were
> > fact available and working.
> i can say from prior experience w/ hardware, if you system has
> overheated you dont know where you stand (you may have damaged all kinds
> of stuff, we had a board that over heated; then 2nd ide channel went
> down, when we used micron ram!?! and micron was fine in board until the
> overheat then any other brand ram worked) tyan has a three year warranty
> use it! BUT my bet is there is a change in the chipset and you wont get
> the sysctl mibs anyway. you try the newest BIOS flash?
> good luck
> if you want to ensure you get a new board, flex it until you stretch a
> trace or two.

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