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Date:      Mon, 19 Nov 2001 09:17:16 -0500 (EST)
From:      Andrew Gallatin <gallatin@cs.duke.edu>
To:        Thomas.Kovacs@t-online.de (Thomas Kovacs)
Cc:        freebsd-alpha@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: as2100 unexpected machine check while installing
Message-ID:  <15353.5228.369850.126249@grasshopper.cs.duke.edu>
In-Reply-To: <000001c170a7$3b1c3c00$0100a8c0@rebecca>
References:  <000001c170a7$3b1c3c00$0100a8c0@rebecca>

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Thomas Kovacs writes:
 > 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

Boot from floppies using:
http://people.freebsd.org/~gallatin/44.2100.kern.flp
in place of the kern.flp.

After you've installed, copy the kernel from this floppy to your
installed / (as the GENERIC from 4.4 won't work).  Then cvsup and
buildworld your way to 4.4-STABLE.

Drew

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