freebsd-sparc64 Digest, Vol 63, Issue 4

Kris Kennaway kris at
Fri Jun 4 22:53:19 GMT 2004

On Fri, Jun 04, 2004 at 12:53:17PM -0700, Mark Cartwright wrote:
> Heya.  I'm not a developer, so can't speak to all
> possible causes of this (such as actual kernel code,
> etc), but I am a pretty proficient Sun guy so can
> speak on at leas thte first part.
> 99.99% of the time when you see a RED State exception
> it is either the CPU itself or its ECache.  Since, if
> I've read the rest of the thread correctly, you're
> only seeing it under load it sounds like it's likely
> the ECache, not the processor itself.
> Hope this helps.

Thanks, it does.

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