Re: Dead CPU?
On Tue, 2007-01-16 at 10:00 +0100, email@example.com wrote:
> Morning fellow afficianados,
> I know this is not a sparc forum but...
> On shutdown last night I got messages saying
> (cpu0) correctable ECC error
> On reboot , the prom memory check is OK but on 'mapping the kernel'
> the process hangs after 1 - 2 secs
> The model is a 248Mhz U30 1996 model so is a bit aged.
> Do I have a dead CPU? :(
> Any advice gratefully received....
Sounds like memory that is either dead or dying. Try using OpenBoot to
test the memory (IIRC there is one setting for whether to do full
diagnostics when powering on; and a variety of test command - 'test mem'
or 'test all' might help).