An interesting isa card
doug at stillhq.com
Thu Oct 7 05:47:21 CDT 2010
It is *exactly what the average windows server needs..
Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On 7 Oct 2010 at 0:53, Alexandre Souza - Listas wrote:
>>> from ebay for $7. It looks like it watches the machine for locked
>>> up software, then presses the reset button for you.
> Did you get the temperature option?
> I note that they talk about the NMI option, which can be set to
> provide an NMI about half-second before a reboot.
> The problem with these things are that if you have some sort of error
> condition, the system will keep resetting itself and slamming into
> the error that caused the reset initially. Perhaps you can have an
> application set up a nonvolatile status file somewhere (it would be
> nice if the card furnished this) so that you could determine where in
> the whole affair that the reset kicked in and perhaps take some
> remedial action, such as discarding a troublesome input or
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