Subject: Re: port-alpha/5546: port-alpha/lost a stack?
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Kevin P. Neal <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/06/1998 14:09:44
At 12:23 PM 6/5/98 -0700, Jason Thorpe wrote:
>On Fri, 5 Jun 1998 12:12:25 -0700 (PDT) 
> wrote:
> > >Description:
> > Running on a 128MB Alpha 8200, running a moderate disk exerciser,
> > the system panic'ed (here's the extended printout, with the
> > PAL logout area registers, perhaps Ross who knows PAL code
> > better, could tell us in more detal what cooks-
> > this printout code isn't checked in yet):

>What I suspect is happenening is that you're getting a memory error.  In
>this case, printing out the EV5 portion of the logout area is not sufficient.
>You also need to print out the platform-specific (i.e. KN8AE) logout area,
>which will have the ECC memory error information, etc.
>(At least, it looks like you only have the EV5 portion... maybe I'm mistaken.)
> > 
> >       Processor Machine Check (670), Code 0x100000096

Are machine check codes consistent across NetBSD and Digital UNIX? I suspect
yes, because this is the PALcode talking?

Are they consistent from the 8200 down to the AlphaStation 400? 

There are a lot of docs around, is there a specific one that details machine
checks/panic codes?
Kevin P. Neal, Junior, Comp. Sci.     -
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