Subject: Re: Exabyte 8200 - is anyone using one successfully?
To: Eric Volpe <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/18/1996 12:42:04
Eric Volpe writes:
> I've been trying to use an exabyte 8200 on both i386 and pmax netbsd boxes
> without luck. depending on block size, device file, and probably the phase
> of the moon, it either crashes the machines, hangs the scsi bus completely,
> or just fails with an i/o error.

You haven't specified...

1) NetBSD version you are running.
2) SCSI controllers you are using.

I've seen stuff like this at various times, but its very version and
driver dependent.