Subject: Re: NCR/pci problems
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Charles M. Hannum <email@example.com>
Date: 12/29/1994 18:22:37
(It's an ASUS PCI/E-P54NP4 motherboard---
Does NetBSD support Dual-Processor (Intel MP-specs) ?)
No; not yet.
I replaced the Eisa Ultra with my old working Isa SMC until
I'm told that the 'ed*' driver will work with it too, or have
time to check it out myself.
The Elite32 uses a different ethernet chip, that is not compatible
with the 8390 series. I have the documentation *somewhere*.
I then set about connecting my working internal and external
drives to the NCR Controller.... which failed....
It was set up as INT-A, IRQ 11, no termination on board.
it rebooted immediatly after the line "scsibus0 at ncr0".
I messed with the cache settings and every else I could find,
but it didn't resolve.
This is fixed in the recent batch of SCSI changes I committed.
I tried the original kcaha-1.0 file and it booted,
recognised the disks, but when I copied the kernel
to the harddisk, it just hung on "changing root device"
(probably incompatibilties between current and 1.0)
Yah; a 1.0 kernel is just not going to be able to run -current