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Fri Dec 31 14:45:14 CST 2010
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 23:51:04 -0400
Subject: [rescue] Ultra 10, yet again
Message-ID: <7ECF0432.23C91F34.00A218A3 at netscape.net>
s at avoidant.org wrote:
>"paulFrom:hlampkin at bellsouth.net (Harold Lampkin)" wrote:
>> I am glad not the only one had this error.
>Believe it or not, I only found two or three references to it on the
>web. All of them suggested replacing the cpu, but they were machines
>under warranty. I don't think I qualify for replacement parts from Sun,
>even if the machine is less than two years old (somebody PLEASE correct
>me if I'm wrong!).
>> After going thru this with Sun, the problem finally solve. The problem is dirty contacts of your RAM.
>Woo0hoo!!!!!!! How on earth did you come to that conclusion? Everything
>pointed to the cpu, I didn't write down the whole page that came up when
>the kernel paniced, but it was all about [cpu0] and cpu Ecache Data
>Parity Errors, which I thought pointed to the cpu cache, as did everyone
>I spoke with.
>YOU REALLY NEED TO BE SPECIFIC HERE. BASED ON YOUR ERROR DESCRIPTIONS, IT SEEMED THE MACHINE SPITS OUT THE SAME ERROR AS ME. THE SOLUTION IS ONLY UNIQUE TO ME AND MAY OR MAY NOT BE APPLICABLE TO YOU. YOU CAN TAKE IT OR LEAVE AS IT IS APPARRENT THAT YOU HAD NOT CLEAN YOUR RAM CONTACTS. WHAT DO YOU THINK YOUR MACHINE CPU WOULD DO IF THERE IS A R/W ERROR FROM YOUR RAM?. WOULD YOUR CPU IGNORES THEM OR GIVE YOU A PANIC ERROR. ANYWAY, THERE ARE PLENTY OF BOOKS DESCRIBING SPARC SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE. I SUGGEST YOU SHOULD GET ONE.
>> Sun suggested to use contact cleaner to clean the gold contacts. I decided to use pencil erase instead.
>I just finished doing this. The machine's now been up for 5 minutes,
>which is about 4 minutes longer than it would stay up last night. I'm
>going to see how it does overnight, just sitting there. If it's still up
>when I get home tomorrow afternoon, I'll try using it.
>GOOG FOR YOU
>> worked for me and I have not had this problem in the last 4 months.
>Immensely cool. Thanks.
>Now if only I can get rid of the Trap3e. Got any suggestions for that?
>rescue maillist - rescue at sunhelp.org
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