How to check if a processor in the machine is dead

Joseph Koshy joseph.koshy at
Tue Nov 22 01:53:24 GMT 2005

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> I am having problem with my dell 2850 server. It has freebsd
> 5.4 installed.  Today the machine is flashing amber light on
> the face plate.On checking I found that to be PROC Machine
> Chk which means cpu has failed.

The machine's BIOS would have utilities to test hardware.  You
could check the state of the system with those.

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