Subject: Re: ieee1394 on alpha
To: Laine Stump <>
From: James Chacon <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/13/2003 14:38:45
There were some LP64 bugs here that got fixed a few weeks back.

Otherwise I've successfully used IP over firewire between my x86 and macppc
boxes many times over the past year.


>At 09:48 PM 1/12/2003 -0800, Erik E. Fair wrote:
>>I've been trying to make IP-over-FW work for the last year or so (not 
>>contributing code, just testing what we have in tree) and I've pretty 
>>consistently failed. Occasionally, it would work for a little while, and 
>>then go away, but mostly, it wouldn't work at all.
>It worked for me about 6-8 months ago on an i386), but when I tried it a 
>couple weeks ago (after putting the extra stuff necessary for the 
>"in-progress" SCSI-over-firewire into the kernel config), it failed. I 
>haven't had time yet to try it after removing the firewire disk stuff from 
>the kernel, so I hadn't reported anything yet. Anyway, whatever problem 
>you're seeing now on an alpha may or may not be the same problem you saw a 
>year ago!