Subject: Re: Multia machine check on reboot or halt
To: Tim Rightnour <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/08/1998 10:17:56
On Mon, 08 Jun 1998 05:26:23 -0700 (MST)
Tim Rightnour <email@example.com> wrote:
> halted CPU 0
> halt code = 5
> HALT instruction executed
> PC = fffffc0000300140
> CPU 0 booting
> Unexpected Machine Check through vector 00000067
Wow, a machine check while in the SRM ... "that doesn't make me feel so
[ SRM spew deleted ]
...more to follow...
> (boot dka400.4.0.6.0 -flags a)
> block 0 of dka400.4.0.6.0 is a valid boot block
> reading 15 blocks from dka400.4.0.6.0
> bootstrap code read in
> base = 166000, image_start = 0, image_bytes = 1e00
> initializing HWRPB at 2000
> initializing page table at 158000
> initializing machine state
> setting affinity to the primary CPU
> jumping to bootstrap code
> NetBSD/Alpha Primary Boot
> ._._._._._._._._._Jumping to entry point...
> NetBSD/Alpha Secondary Boot, Revision 1.9
> (cjs@bishop, Wed Dec 31 00:52:27 PST 1997)
> VMS PAL revision: 0x1000000010530
> OSF PAL rev: 0x1000000020123
> Switch to OSF PAL code succeeded.
> Boot flags: a
> Loading netbsd...
> Entering netbsd at 0xfffffc0000300fc0...
> [ preserving 395912 bytes of netbsd symbol table ]
> Copyright (c) 1996, 1997, 1998
> The NetBSD Foundation, Inc. All rights reserved.
> Copyright (c) 1982, 1986, 1989, 1991, 1993
> The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.
> NetBSD 1.3E (RIGEL) #0: Sun Jun 7 19:21:40 MST 1998
> (PCI ISA), 167MHz
Wow, that's a new one... I haven't seen that before :-)
> 8192 byte page size, 1 processor.
> real mem = 50331648 (2424832 reserved for PROM, 47906816 used by NetBSD)
> avail mem = 39149568
> using 584 buffers containing 4784128 bytes of memory
> mainbus0 (root)
> cpu0 at mainbus0: ID 0 (primary), 21066 (pass 2)
> cpu0: VAX FP support, IEEE FP support, Primary Eligible
> lca0 at mainbus0
> pci0 at lca0 bus 0
> pci0: i/o enabled, memory enabled
> unknown vendor 0x200d product 0x00c1 (prehistoric subclass 0xc1, interface
> 0x20, revision 0x0d) at pci0 dev 0 function 0 not co
> [deleted about 50 of these]
This seems ... odd. It sounds very much like you have buggy firmware. Can
I ask which version you're running?
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