Subject: Re: NCR on Multia
To: Andrew Gillham <email@example.com>
From: Wilko Bulte <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/03/2000 23:01:24
On Tue, Oct 03, 2000 at 04:27:29PM -0400, Andrew Gillham wrote:
> Bjorn-Ove Heimsund writes:
> > I tried 1.5_ALPHA2, but upon bootup, I get the following messages:
> > [...]
> > siop0: target 0 now synchronous at 10.0Mhz, offset 8
> > [...]
> > WARNING: can't figure what device matches "DVA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0"
> > root on md0a dumps on md0b
> > WARNING: preposterous clock chip time
> > -- CHECK AND RESET THE DATE!
> > root file system type: ffs
> > Terminal type? [vt100]
> 1. Is your battery ok?
> 2. What version of SRM console?
> 3. Is console set to graphics in srm?
> I have seen something vaguely similar when my battery was dead/low.
> The multia will do odd things in this case. I have had mine come up
> and say it is a 500Mhz cpu, etc.
FWIW: mine reported both 125 Mhz and 500 Mhz today. It lacks the battery
altogether (need to shop for one over the weekend).
I also saw that it reported the lack of timer interrupts.
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