Subject: Re: "Bad pAUX_base" again
To: Bruce O'Neel <>
From: Rui Paulo <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 09/06/2005 21:59:17
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On 2005.09.05 14:24:01 +0000, Bruce O'Neel wrote:
| Hi,
| I have both a SS4/110mhz, ie, a microsparc II, and a SS20 with=20
| a collection of different hypersparc processors.
| On the SS4 I get the Bad pAUX_base complaint when starting a program
| somewhat often.  On the cron job that I run every 10 minutes I'll get
| the complaint a dozen or so times a day.
| The other problem, though it might be the same, is that /bin/sh
| cores pretty often.
| Take the hard disk out of the SS4 and drop it in the SS20 and the
| problem goes away.  The SS20 is rock solid, the ss4 was never quite so
| solid.
| My conclusion from the above would be that there is something
| ever so slightly special about the Microsparc II which NetBSD
| is not quite getting right.  No I don't have an idea beyond that.

I don't think so. My dual SuperSPARC SS20 shows 'Bad pAUX_base' and
dumps core a frequently too. So frequently that I can't use it :)

		-- Rui Paulo

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