Diagnosing reboot under load
wmoran at potentialtech.com
Mon Nov 7 15:09:38 GMT 2005
Micah <micahjon at ywave.com> wrote:
> I'm running the i386 version of FreeBSD with 1gb ram. Didn't think to
> check this before, but I'm getting ~112-113 volts into the PSU from the
> surge strip. I'm probably going to get a new PSU today. The parts
> store has a couple of 400 watters in the $50 range (a fortron and a
I'm coming to this conversation late, so I apologize if this information
has already been presented.
Cheap power supplies are a near guarantee that your computer will be
unstable. Unfortunately, $cheap doesn't always == quality cheap.
This article is the best I've ever seen for describing how important
a PS is to a computer, and how difficult it is to find a reliable one:
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