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Date:      Sun, 18 Nov 2001 19:32:15 +0100
From:      Wilko Bulte <wkb@freebie.xs4all.nl>
To:        Thomas Kovacs <Thomas.Kovacs@t-online.de>
Cc:        freebsd-alpha@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: as2100 unexpected machine check while installing
Message-ID:  <20011118193215.B598@freebie.xs4all.nl>
In-Reply-To: <000001c170a7$3b1c3c00$0100a8c0@rebecca>; from Thomas.Kovacs@t-online.de on Sun, Nov 18, 2001 at 07:06:48PM -0800
References:  <000001c170a7$3b1c3c00$0100a8c0@rebecca>

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On Sun, Nov 18, 2001 at 07:06:48PM -0800, Thomas Kovacs wrote:

Thomas,

there have been a number of problems with the support code for AS2100
in 4.4R.

Drew Gallatin has fixed quite a few in the meantime. You might want
to check the -alpha mailing list archive for more info, I'm pretty
sure that Drew has created a new boot floppy and made it available on the
Net.

Wilko


> Hi,
>  
> I am trying to install on an alphaserver 2001 5/300. But it will freeze
> with an error all the time, Debian linux is running well (so the comp.
> works, I hope).
>  
> I start to put in the freebsd 4.4 cd, booted from SRM (BOOT DKA600),
> then pressed return (when the system asked for it befor the kernel
> starts) and then got the following message:
>  
> unexpected machine check
> mces=0x1
> vector=0x670
> param=0xfffffc000000606
> pc=0xfffffc00000537270
> ra=0xfffffc00000537268
> curproc=0
>  
> The document
> <http://www.de.freebsd.org/releases/4.4R/hardware-alpha.html>;
> http://www.de.freebsd.org/releases/4.4R/hardware-alpha.html has a
> section which I did not understand (and which might cause the above)
> problems):
> >    options    DEC_2100_A500
> >    cpu EV4 #dependent on CPU model installed
> >    cpu EV5 #dependent on CPU model installed
>  
> Is someone out there with some advice for me what to do next to get my
> first freeBSD system to run?
>  
> Thanks in advance
>  
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