Subject: Re: SBIC (a3000, gvpscsi, 2091)
To: None <amiga-dev@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Tom Barkanic <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/01/1995 08:30:35
> On Tue, 31 Oct 1995, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> > Date: Mon, 30 Oct 1995 15:05:41 -0500 (EST)
> > From: Simon J DeBoer <email@example.com>
> > I am currently using the sbic driver and have found it to be very
> > stable. The only problem I do have with it is that when I halt the
> > system (or it crashes) when the Amiga goes through its autoconfig process
> > it hangs on the HD check. The system stops and the controller light is
> > sitting on. This is on my GVP scsi board, which is in my A3000. (I use
> > the GVP with a 40M drive for swapping...)
> It this the AmigaDOS autoconfig or the NetBSD autoconfig?
> > Note: When I have sbic_inhibit_sync (Or whatever that flag is) set to 0
> > this does not happen, things proceed as one would expect.
> > This (and the other report about problems) rather sounds like the
> > gtsc.c file has problems, not the sbic.c.
> No, I think it's probably the GVP ROMs that can't deal with the drives
> properly. I'm beginning to think that all A3000 controllers need to be
> run async, and all others need to be run sync.
> Then again, I don't have an A3K to test this on.
I have seen this exact same problem on my stock A3000. If I change the kernal
back to async NetBSD will boot fine.
E-Systems, ECI Division
St. Petersburg, FL