Freebsd firewall

Ramiro Aceves ea1abz at
Thu Feb 3 10:13:42 PST 2005

John wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 03, 2005 at 09:41:07AM -0500, Kevin A. Pieckiel wrote:
>>On Thu, Feb 03, 2005 at 09:22:09AM -0500, Aperez wrote:
>>>Yes, I am sorry I made a mistake. I meant 64 MB
>>>Any idea what is the problem?
>>It's possible that it's faulty hardware.  A system that old could very
>>well have its share of problems.  You may try replacing the RAM,
>>removing cards--things like that to try to track down if it's a single
>>piece of equipment that's causing it to fault.
> For whatever it's worth, I had the same problem on a Pentium I system,
> but I ended up retiring it before I tracked it down.
> We may have an issue with FreeBSD 5.3 on older systems.
> Might I suggest FreeBSD 4-STABLE for this system?


I have installed FreeBSD 5.3 successfully on an old pentium 75MHz with 
32 MB RAM. 16MB RAM did not work. So I would check your memory for 
faulty chips. Try with  32MB and see what happens.

Good luck.


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