Dell OptiPlex SX260 - FreeBSD
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This machine runs the i386 version of FreeBSD.
The primary hard drive (ad0) is sliced up as follows:
slice 1 - 37 GB - a FreeBSD install (currently RELENG_8) slice 2 - 37 GB - slice 3 - slice 4 -
2011-05-22: the machine hung (totally dead, no response from console) so I had to forcibly power it off and on again. No relevant messages in /var/log/messages. The machine has had several hangs today. Perhaps it is dying of capacitor plague?
2011-02-27: slice 1 - I upgraded to FreeBSD 8.2-stable, using csup and make world. dmesg output: normal, verbose.
2010-09-19: slice 1 - I upgraded to latest FreeBSD 8.1-stable. dmesg output: normal, verbose.
2010-09-18: slice 1 - I installed FreeBSD 8.1-release, wiping out everything on the drive. dmesg output: normal, verbose.
2010-09-18: I made a bootable usb memory stick with this command:
dd if=/home/tingo/dl/bsd/fbsd/8.1/FreeBSD-8.1-RELEASE-i386-memstick.img of=/dev/da4 bs=10240 conv=sync, and then I booted the machine from it.
dmesg output: normal, verbose.
2010-03-29: upgraded to latest FreeBSD 7.3-stable. dmesg output: normal, verbose. Rebuilt port fusefs-kmod.
2009-12-30: I re-did the FreeBSD 8.0-release boots with the new cpu (which doesn't have HyperThreading). dmesg output: normal, verbose.
2009-12-22: FreeBSD 8.0-release, dmesg output: verbose. I also enabled Hyperthreading in bios.
2009-12-20: I booted FreeBSD 8.0-release from a memory stick (usb). For some reason, the boot was extremely slow. dmesg output: normal.
2009-10-11: upgraded to latest FreeBSD 7.2-stable. dmesg output: normal, verbose. Rebuilt port fusefs-kmod.
2009-08-22: I upgraded to FreeBSD 7.2-stable. dmesg output: normal, verbose.
2009-08-17: I booted up FreeBSD on this machine for the first time. It inherited the drive from the dead SX270. dmesg output: normal.