Re: Ultra 5 - RED State Exception

From: Scott Howard (scott_at_hunterlink.net.au)
Date: 04/08/05


Date: 8 Apr 2005 10:40:05 GMT

In comp.sys.sun.admin Jeff Wieland <wieland@nospampurdue.edu> wrote:
> Two days ago my Ultra 5 started locking up. The console would become
> entirely unresponsive -- the screen would be blank, and Stop-A would do
> nothing. I would have to power-cycle it to get it back.

[...]

> The first error sounded like a bad memory module, but the second one
> would seem to point to a bad CPU?

Hard to tell, but most likely memory. If you've got enough memory in
the machine remove the DIMM and see if the problem occurs again. If it
does, it's the CPU or the motherboard.

  Scott



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