More Alpha woes

Wilko Bulte wb at
Sat Dec 18 12:44:38 PST 2004

On Sat, Dec 18, 2004 at 11:48:13AM -0800, J D wrote..
> Tried disklabel da0.  This resulted in "disklabel: /dev/da0: no valid
> label found."  Still can't mount the disk or any partitions in it.
> Also tried tricking the top interlock switch on the Alpha system
> itself.  Strange, because with the power on, tripping the interlock
> causes the machine to come on for about a second and then shut off like
> it did before.  It repeats this every time I trip the interlock.  Any
> ideas what else could be causing this trouble?

Duff CPU or case fan can do this.  Most if not all Alpha fans have a
tacho on them to monitor them.

Wilko Bulte				wilko at

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