On Mon, 6 Dec 1999, Eskimo North Support wrote: > > Eskinews froze with the "spin_lock" errors forcing a reboot again, even on > the older 4/670MP. It's going through its disk scans now, ETR about 45 > minutes (could be a bit longer depending on what the scan finds). We do > still have the Ultra-1 to try again at some future point once other issues > are resolved there. Eric and others who received this message, the Ultra will in fact work I am sure. The problems booting it were operator error and have been resolved. I have it up and running Linux now. It will not have the spin_lock problem because that problem only affects SMP systems. But there is a bit of work to do to get it ready yet.