Subject: Re: Two pmaxes, no one boots
To: None <>
From: Toru Nishimura <>
List: port-mips
Date: 11/20/2002 22:19:32
Simon Burge <> said;

>> panic: CPU type (0x216) not supported
>> Excptn: <vtr=UTLBM>
>> Excptn pc: 0x80030394
>> <....>
> That's saying that the CPU type wasn't detected.  "0x216" is (I think)
> CPU processor ID is "0x2" and the revision is "0x16".  Now, 0x2
> processor-ID is an "r3000" and we currently only recognise revisions 0x20
> and 0x30 for that CPU.  The interesting bit is that a 3100 should only
> have an R2000, not an R3000!  I'm really really not sure what is going
> on there.

I was told that some (most of?) DECstation 2100/3100 were shipped with
R3000 core labelled R2000 in reality, for manufacturing (yield issue) and
marketing reasons.  Excluding revision other than 0x20 or 0x30 is too

Toru Nishimura/ALKYL Technology