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"  WARNING: tmp_putapage: err 5 " system freeze with this messages

Last Modified: 2013-12-27
Sunfire  v480   solaris 5.9
I have random lockups some time 48 hours apart some time 4 hours apart.  No pattern.
this message is scrolling up from bottom of the screen
WARNING: tmp_putapage: err 5

I must do “stop a” to reboot
No message in the /var/adm /messages
No dump file
System is a NIS server and license server. Low work load.
Is this most likely a bad processor?
How should I trouble shoot?
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