Subject: Re: firewire fw* and SCSI devices in current HOWTO?
To: KIYOHARA Takashi <>
From: Love <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/21/2004 15:07:47

KIYOHARA Takashi <> writes:

 I have added my firewire controller and now detect a scsibus0 instance but
>> I don't appear to attach devices. I tried the USB trick of having the device
>> attached across hard reboot, no avail.
> The present ieee1394 is not very well. I have the CD-ROM drive which
> carries out unusual recognition. This is recognized as sdX of 435G. The
> maintenance also seems not to perform it.
> I want to use firewire (4) of FreeBSD. It seems that it came to work by
> i386. It seems that it works also by macppc. However, in alpha & cobalt,
> it has checked falling. Please use, if it avoids.
> However, it is under test...
> I want a report.

Very cool, it works. The fw code in NetBSD is completly unusable as it is,
the FreeBSD just works.

I get ~15Mbyte/s with an old IBM Deathstar 75GB, cardbus ohci controller
with a MAPower/Wise Advanced disk enclosure.

I support removing the code in dev/ieee1394 and replace it with the freebsd


fwohci0 at cardbus1 dev 0 function 0: VIA Technologies VT3606 OHCI IEEE 1394 Controller (rev. 0x43)
fwohci0: interrupting at 10
fwohci0: OHCI version 1.0 (ROM=1)
fwohci0: No. of Isochronous channels is 8.
fwohci0: EUI64 00:01:08:10:00:00:0f:05
fwohci0: Phy 1394a available S400, 3 ports.
fwohci0: Link S400, max_rec 2048 bytes.
firewire0 at fwohci0: IEEE1394(FireWire) bus
fwe0 at firewire0: Ethernet over FireWire
fwe0: Fake Ethernet address: 02:01:08:00:0f:05
sbp0 at firewire0: SBP-2/SCSI over FireWire
fwohci0: Initiate bus reset
fwohci0: node_id=0xc000ffc1, gen=1, CYCLEMASTER mode
firewire0: 2 nodes, maxhop <= 1, cable IRM = 1 (me)
firewire0: bus manager 1 (me)
firewire0: New S400 device ID:00d04b00e0009900
scsibus0 at sbp0: 1 target, 1 lun per target
scsipi_inqmatch: 2/14/0 <, , >
sd0 at scsibus0 target 0 lun 0: <Wise Adv, Wise Advanced ID, 0130> simplified direct fixed
RBC size: mode sense=0, get cap=150136560
sd0: 73308 MB, 73308 cyl, 64 head, 32 sec, 512 bytes/sect x 150136560 sectors

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