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Date:      Mon, 19 Nov 2001 09:17:16 -0500 (EST)
From:      Andrew Gallatin <>
To: (Thomas Kovacs)
Subject:   Re: as2100 unexpected machine check while installing
Message-ID:  <>
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:
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.


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