Subject: Re: 3ware escalade BIOS & PC weasel through a xterm
To: john heasley <>
From: Herb Peyerl <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/12/2003 14:05:01
john heasley <>  wrote:
 > > Newer versions of 3ware Escalades render text in a graphical mode
 > > so as to fit more data on the screen.  A downrev of the firmware
 > > will resolve that issue, if that's what you're seeing.
 > it claims the following
 > 3ware ATA RAID Controller : Escalade  7506-8
 > BIOS: BE7X  Firmware: FE7X
 > and the 3ware page lists 7.6.3 as the latest.  It does appear to be
 > purely graphic output (via script and tip), though no text (such as
 > the disk identities) appear in that output.

ok. then your problem is not with NetBSD. Your problem is with
3Ware spitting out graphical data to a remote management interface
that can only deal with text.