Subject: Re: Archive Viper 150 supported?
To: Joern Clausen <joern@TechFak.Uni-Bielefeld.DE>
From: Markus Illenseer <markus@TechFak.Uni-Bielefeld.DE>
List: amiga
Date: 03/27/1995 17:25:09
On Mar 27,  9:11am, Joern Clausen wrote:
> One thing puzzled me, though: When the tape was rewinding (i.e. my Amiga
> shouln't be involved much in this task), the load-factor of the computer
> went beyond all limits, totally halting the machine. When the tape was
> finished, the load-factor went down again, and I could continue without
> any problems. What kind of effect is this? Does it happen with other
> tapes (e.g. Dat-streamers) as well? Is this something I can avoid by
> fiddling around with some SCSI-bits in the kernel?

 NetBSD 1.0 Amiga does not support SCSI disconnect and reselection, this
makes the CPU horribly busy during any access of the SCSI-Bus.

Markus Illenseer