Subject: Re: "too many SBEs..." from 7/mem check on 5000/200 and 3/mem on
To: None <>
From: Chris Tribo <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 11/21/1999 22:57:29
on 11/21/99 10:44 PM, Simon Burge at simonb@NetBSD.ORG wrote:

>> Sorry about that, I meant that I got the same error every time I ran
>> test on both machines (probably about 5 times in each machine). I don't
>> think I have anything that uses up a large quantity of memory that I could
>> actually get an application into that memory space. (It was in the last bank
>> of a 32MB module) Is there any other way that I could test it more
>> thoroughly? 
> You mean the prestoserve gave errors?  Was the machine otherwise full
> of memory, and did it probe 449MB or 448MB of RAM?  I'd guess that the
> memory sizing routines ``found'' an extra megabyte and started to use
> it...
> Simon.

    No I was getting errors from the same RAM chip regardless of which
machine it was in. The NVRAM card was removed and the system NVRAM reset
before I started testing the memory. When the NVRAM card was installed it
read 448MB RAM + 1MB NVRAM. Again, sorry for the confusion


    "I use to be indecisive, now I'm not so sure..."