[SunHELP] U60 dud memory issue (I think?)

hike mh1272 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 22 19:09:24 CDT 2011

They are generally labelled on the systemboard.
The schematic/systemboard layout in the Sun Engineers handbook shows the
I don't know if the SE handbook is hosted on Oracle's site or not but a
Google search should help.

Memory errors may or may not point to the offending memory module/s.
Memory errors point to the module reporting the error and that may not be
the problem memory module.
When I was a Field Engineer for Sun, we were instructed to replace the
entire bank and return the suspect memory modules.

On Sat, Oct 22, 2011 at 6:57 PM, Mark Benson <markbenson at mac.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>        Well I'll be the ace of spades, I need some help with a Sun machine.
> Haven't asked for any in quite a while, but here goes...
> I hooked up my Sun U60 and attempted to boot Solaris 10 06/06 on it from
> the DVD via an external DVD-ROM drive. That much works.
> While booting I;m getting a crap-ton of errors report ing a fault with RAM
> module U1001 (I think that was the unit number). I understand it's telling
> me it has a RAM fault but I don't know which slot U1001 is, and there's 16
> of them. Anyone want to give us a clue? :)
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