[rescue] RED state exceptions on Ultra hardware

Phil Brutsche phil at tux.obix.com
Thu Nov 23 10:34:59 CST 2006

Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> My Ultra 2 app server died last night (estimated) with a "RED state
> exception".
> I understand this is a non-triggered exception, meaning it isn't
> triggered by software so the hardware had a problem.
> Should I be worried, or could it just be transient, caused by
> overheating or too much dust?
> I blew the case out in case it was not cooling well, and no other issues
> have been logged.
> Later today I'll take the cover off and check for obvious issues.

I've seen those caused by bad CPUs and bad system boards.

Sun's aren't immune to bulged capacitors ;)


Phil Brutsche
phil at tux.obix.com

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