[rescue] E420r problems

Dan Sikorski me at dansikorski.com
Thu Feb 16 08:29:46 CST 2006

William Enestvedt wrote:

>Do you have a support contract to use for SunSolve access in order to
>search on that "consisitent DMA CCE Rd Er Ebus Test" message?

>   It looks like the same DIMM failing over and over: have you tried
>swappiung out memory as well as CPUs?
As you saw, i had four GB, i also tried using only 1GB twice, different 
groups of DIMMS.

>   We had a Sun FE (!) trash the riser card, mobo, DIMMs, and other
>interior components of a 420R by over-torquing the screws and it too
>behaved badly and unstably until they just gave us all new innards.
>*sniff* Poor thing...
Well, it's entirely possible that i have that here.  I got this used, 
and the screws on top of the memory riser have some damage like someone 
might have overtightened.  Might be time for new innards here...


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