Subject: Re: My dec 5000/25 went boink on me today
To: None <>
From: Toru Nishimura <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 04/15/2004 16:29:25
Mauricio asked;

> today, I went to do some stuff in it and could not ssh to it.  So, I decided 
> to use the console.  This is what I got:
> ...
> sd0(asc0:0:0:0): polling command not done
> panic: scsipi_execute_xs
> Begin traceback...
> pid -2144800340 not found
> End traceback...
> dumping to dev 19,1 offset 50927
> dump device not ready
> What is going on here?  What was it trying to tell me?

The stack contents has been smashed and system got total confusion.

> HD is going  boink?

SCSIPI subsystem needs to have stack memory to run.  Upon the incident
stack has been damaged too much to complete panic dump.

> I eventually turned it off for a bit and then rebooted it. 
> Right now it seems to be happy once more, but I do not know for how 
> long.  Suggestions?

The output from "show registers" and  "machine tlb" might be helpful to see
the last moment the life.

Toru Nishimura/ALKYL Technology