Terabyte harddisks, GELI, AMD64, Samba and Zen...

Chris Slothouber chris at hier7.com
Tue Apr 17 03:26:03 UTC 2007

Solon Luigi Lutz wrote:
> after some troubleshooting and some hours of memory tests, it
> finaly seems to be a hardware problem...
> The machine is based on an ASUS M2N4-SLI (Nforce4) and since the
> heat-sink on the north/southbridge is rather small and passive,
> the chip seems to get too hot. I manufactured a massive one from
> a IGBT heat-sink and since 20 hours the machine is doing ftp-transfers
> without any reboots - I keep my fingers crossed...

I have had similar reboot issues with this board, especially when 
sustaining high levels of i/o traffic.  Active cooling for chipset seems 
to help a lot.

- Chris Slothouber

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