[rescue] RED state exceptions on Ultra hardware
aewing at gmail.com
Thu Nov 23 15:37:33 CST 2006
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Correct. A RED state exception is caused by a hung UPA port. This will
either be a CPU module or system board issue.
Hope that helps,
On 11/23/06, Phil Brutsche <phil at tux.obix.com> wrote:
> 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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