[rescue] newest rescue (failure/success/failure)

Walter Belgers walter+rescue at belgers.com
Mon Feb 8 13:18:59 CST 2016

Hi all,

Thanks for your helpfull comments. I took out all board (including the P4
board) and sprayed everything with electrical contact cleaner that I had
forgotten I had (the can is probably 20 years old, but was still spraying). I
inserted the boards and used force to get them into the backplane securely. It
escapes me why there is so little room. You just cannot insert the boards one
by one without damaging the fingers on them.

When the P4 graphics board is in, it still gives me the error

IOC Random Data Block Read (Central Cache on) Test {pass 0x00000001}
<P4 Lego Color Video board [00000060] detected>
P4 Overlay Frame Buffer Write/Write/Read Test {pass 0x00000001}
Unexpected bus error, address=50800000, a5=50800000
Unexpected bus error, address=50800000, a5=50800004
Unexpected bus error, address=50800004, a5=50800008

I removed it and tried to boot.

Suddenly I have a memory board that did not get detected before. The Dataram
board appears to hold 32MB (makes more sense) and I now have 2 8MB boards in
there as well. The SCSI board is now also working and I could boot!

Success at last. Now I only need to find a P4 color graphics adapter. Sounds a
bit like unobtainium.


>b sd(0,0,0)
Boot: sd(0,0,0)
root on sd0a fstype 4.2
Boot: vmunix
Size: 928424+198264+163336 bytes
SunOS Release 4.1.1 (GENERIC) #1: Fri Oct 12 16:21:29 PDT 1990
Copyright (c) 1983-1990, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
mem = 49152K (0x3000000)
avail mem = 48414720
Ethernet address = 8:0:20:6:e7:72
si0 at vme24d16 0x200000 vec 0x40
st0 at si0 slave 32
st1 at si0 slave 40
st2 at si0 slave 24
st3 at si0 slave 16
sr0 at si0 slave 48
sd0 at si0 slave 0
sd0:  <SB-404 cyl 1734 alt 2 hd 7 sec 70>
sd1 at si0 slave 1
sd2 at si0 slave 8
sd3 at si0 slave 9
sd4 at si0 slave 16
sd4:  <SUN0320 cyl 928 alt 2 hd 14 sec 48>
sd6 at si0 slave 24
zs0 at obio 0x62002000 pri 3
zs1 at obio 0x62000000 pri 3
ie0 at obio 0x65000000 pri 3
root on sd0a fstype 4.2
swap on sd0b fstype spec size 49000K
dump on sd0b fstype spec size 48976K
ifconfig: auto-revarp: bad address
checking filesystems
/dev/rsd0a: 1258 files, 9929 used, 4984 free
/dev/rsd0a: (288 frags, 587 blocks, 1.9% fragmentation)
/dev/rsd4c: 159 files, 251254 used, 54969 free
/dev/rsd4c: (89 frags, 6860 blocks, 0.0% fragmentation)
/dev/rsd0g: 9558 files, 92364 used, 18266 free
/dev/rsd0g: (714 frags, 2194 blocks, 0.6% fragmentation)
/dev/rsd0h: 2826 files, 110026 used, 126322 free
/dev/rsd0h: (514 frags, 15726 blocks, 0.2% fragmentation)
Automatic reboot in progress...
Tue Aug 29 18:21:13 MET DST 2006
checking quotas: done.
starting rpc port mapper.
starting NIS services: ypserv ypbind ypupdated.
starting RPC key server.
network interface configuration:
        inet netmask ffffff00 broadcast
        ether 8:0:20:6:e7:72
lo0: flags=49<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING>
        inet netmask ff000000
running routing daemon.
mount -vat nfs
starting additional services: biod.
starting system logger
starting local daemons: auditd sendmail statd lockd.
link-editor directory cache
preserving editor files
clearing /tmp
standard daemons: update cron uucp.
starting network daemons: inetd printer.
Tue Aug 29 18:21:51 MET DST 2006

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