[Mikrotik] RB433 Reboot

Scott Reed sreed at nwwnet.net
Mon Dec 31 14:11:42 CST 2012

It ranges from 15 minutes to 8 hours.
This is a replacement board, but I will get another one setup and 
exchange it.  I hope that is it.

On 12/31/2012 1:26 PM, Darren Shea wrote:
> Scott,
>     How often are the reboots? We've had several Mikrotiks with the bad
> capacitors (433 and 493 models) which began occasionally rebooting and
> eventually got so bad they wouldn't stay up for more than a few minutes. The
> easiest way to verify this is the problem is to look at the caps on the
> board - if they're swollen or leaking electrolyte (you'll see staining on
> the top), the problem will only get worse.
> Thank you,
>    Darren
>    ECPI Western Broadband
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> I have a site with 1 RB411AH, 1 RB433AH and 1 RB433.  All use the same power
> supply.  The RB433 reboots every so often with the message:
> jan/01/1970 19:00:18 system,error,critical router was rebooted without
> proper shutdown The other two run forever.
> Unit with problem is running 5.21 with firmware 2.41.  It has an SR9 and an
> XR2 card on it, as does the RB433AH.  This is the second card to have this
> issue in this cabinet.  The original was an RB433AH.  I did a compact
> export, cleaned it up and loaded it on the RB433.
> Any ideas what other than power may cause a reboot?
> Oh, there are no supout files and the Watchdog is not set to do pings.
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Scott Reed
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