[rescue] Sun 3/180 help requested

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at mail.zill.net
Sun Oct 24 21:36:53 CDT 2004

On Sun, Oct 24, 2004 at 09:29:02PM -0500, Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> So, I've tried booting my Sun 3/180, and can't get it to work.  With the 
> switch set to "diag" on the back, I get the following output:
> >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
> Boot PROM Selftest
> MMU Protected Page Test
> Parity Test
>  Err 9: Bad parity should cause nmi
> >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

what part of parity it is failing on?  Could it just be a bad stick of RAM?

I *think* even the Sun3's have a command in the boot PROM that lets
you test all the memory.  What happens if you set it to normal and
then run the memory-test-all command?


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