[SunRescue] esp0: Gross error sreg=51

Gregory Leblanc GLeblanc at cu-portland.edu
Mon May 15 09:58:02 CDT 2000

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Josh Kuperman [mailto:josh at saratoga.lib.ny.us]
> Sent: Monday, May 15, 2000 7:15 AM
> To: rescue at sunhelp.org
> Subject: [SunRescue] esp0: Gross error sreg=51
> We received a donation of four Sparc 10s. I found two matching CPUs so
> I bought more memory and a 9G scsi drive and figured I'd make a really
> powerful server machine.
> I'm running Debian Linux and I am having some odd problems. Some may
> be with the Multiprocessor Kernel I don't really know how to tell. So
> I'm taking things one at a time. One problem I have repeatedly is
> "esp0: Gross error sreg=51", which I believe has something to do with
> the SCSI bus.

Yeah, esp0 is the first SCSI bus.  How do you have the SCSI devices
configured on this machine?  Any external disks?  Any internal disks?  A

> I was told that this is most likely caused by a hardware problem, SCSI
> termination, improperly formatting the hard drive, improperly set
> jumpers on drive or mother board, and that this list was the best
> place to ask for help with such things.

Now who told you a silly thing like that?  :-)

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