Subject: Re: Exabyte 8200 - is anyone using one successfully?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Eric Volpe <email@example.com>
Date: 12/18/1996 17:36:18
> 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.
True enough. It's happening under current, but was the same under 1.2
and 1.1. Never tried it under 1.0.
The scsi adapter is an NCR 53c810, which I'm pretty much stuck with.