Subject: Re: Getting current install floppies
To: Frank van der Linden <email@example.com>
From: Paul Hoffman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/17/2001 14:33:53
At 11:08 PM +0200 5/17/01, Frank van der Linden wrote:
>On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 10:44:21PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
>> Well, on my side I don't have much clues about what's happening.
>> I suspect that when the adapter's registers are memory mapped, something
>> behaves differently. Here's the note in the driver about this:
>> /* XXXX some i386 on-board chips act weird when memory-mapped */
>> #ifndef __i386__
>> #define AHC_ALLOW_MEMIO
>> and indeed we seem to run into this.
>> Now there must be a workaround, as other OSes runs on this machine.
>> But I've no clues what it can be.
>Btw, if you look at the FreeBSD ahc source code, you'll see that
>AHC_ALLOW_MEMIO is not defined. Therefore, if enabling this
>is needed to make it probe properly, I'm surprised that FreeBSD
>does probe it correctly.
FreeBSD 4.1.1 and 4.2 and 4.3 probe both the controller and the disk fine.