My sincere Thanks to
Igor Prokopinskiy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Andy Cranston <Andy.Cranston@thomson-directories.co.uk>
Dear Sun Managers,
Hardware : Sun Ultra Enterprise 3000
I did a test-all at the
The following was displayed
testing /sbus@3,0/SUNW, fas@3,8800000
CE DMA fill from address ffde4000 fro 80bytes
ERROR: DMA Hang Condition detected
Self Test failed Return code=1
Internal loop back test-succeeded
Transciever check - passed
testing /central@1f,0 /fhc@0, f8800000 /zs@0,904000
After this the machine was hanging for a long time
I switched off the machine and restarted
What is the cause of this error how can this be corrected ?
what is /central@1 ?
Thanks and Regards
Andy Cranston <Andy.Cranston@thomson-directories.co.uk> Wrote :
The /central@1f,0 is the "clock board" in your E3000. The clock board
has connections for the terminal console device and, if you have a
bit-mapped console display, the bit-mapped console and
The clock board is thinner than the other boards and is the right-most
board when viewing the E3000 system unit from the rear.
Working out the associatations between what's under /devices, what
says and what you can physically see in what slot around the back
a hidden art to me. I've yet to discover a source of comprehensive
information on the subject :-(
OK, I've taken a look at the clock board on our E3000 and it has the
following (order top to bottom):
A small silver plate covering a connector of unknown type
A 25 pin RS-232 dumb terminal connector marked 'A'
The socket for the combined keyboard/mouse lead
A 25 pin RS-242 dumd terminal connector marked 'B'
Igor Prokopinskiy <email@example.com> wrote :
I was running "test all" on 5 different E3000 last week but could not
reproduce the error condition that you have. I am going to ask our
Amdahl people who set up the hardware part for us to check if they can
clear the question.
Talking about the part of your question on "/central@...", I think that
"central" is just another name for the back plane, the only difference
is that you can connect devices from the both sides of the main board.
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