panic on startup FreeBSD 5.2.1-p8 system/i386

Doug White dwhite at
Wed Jun 16 20:40:24 GMT 2004

On Wed, 16 Jun 2004, Chris Stenton wrote:

> I have been rebooting my machine a fair few times recently and just had a
> panic on startup after a reboot.
> I got this just after the kernel loaded
> AP #3(PHY# 7) failed

This is indicative of some level of failure in starting up one of your
CPUs.  You may want to check for a BIOS update, as there were BIOS bugs in
some systems that did not reset the CPUs properly.  If this repeats
frequently for the same CPU (AP #3), it may be defective.

Doug White                    |  FreeBSD: The Power to Serve
dwhite at          |

More information about the freebsd-current mailing list