Subject: Re: DIAGNOSTIC Kernel Option on Multia
To: NetBSD/Alpha <>
From: Feico Dillema <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 11/02/2001 11:32:43
On Thu, Nov 01, 2001 at 09:46:49PM -0800, Bill Dorsey wrote:
> I thought I'd mention this here in case anyone might know of any Multia-
> specific code turned on by the DIAGNOSTIC option that could cause this
> instability or to see if anyone else may have noticed similar behavior.
> Almost all of the panics I experienced were MMU faults.

My multia runs also with diagnositcs option on, with a 1.5.1_ALPHA
kernel and with 198 days uptime now. So, I find it hard to believe
that the DIAGNOSTIC option is to blame for your (past?) troubles.
I wouldn't rule out hardware trouble just yet


# uptime
10:40AM  up 198 days, 20:31, 0 users, load averages: 0.41, 0.19, 0.11
# uname -a
NetBSD 1.5.1_ALPHA NetBSD 1.5.1_ALPHA (SPAM) #11: Sat Mar 17 00:27:14 CET 2001 alpha