Subject: Re: Feedback on the NetBSD WWW server
To: Dan Foster <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 03/16/1996 17:19:05
[ added port-alpha to the CC list... --thorpej ]

On Sat, 16 Mar 1996 16:50:55 -0800 (Dan Foster) wrote:

 > Curious why the port for the Alpha platform doesn't
 > support the included SCSI controller for th eAlphaStation
 > 600? Did DEC make thenecessary information proprietary
 > or anything? Just wondering, because I'm looking at
 > acquiring an AlphaStation 600, heard great things about
 > NetBSD/FreeBSD, and interested in making a contribution
 > somehow.
 > -Dan

Well, when support for the AlphaStation 600 was added, my AlphaStation 
600 was used.  The 600 comes stock with a QLogic SCSI controller of some 
ilk, but mine also happened to have an NCR53c810 in it.  Neither Chris 
nor I had docs on the QLogic card at the time (though I think Chris does 
now, not sure...), so we took the easy way out :-)

If you get an NCR53c810, it will work.  The 600 *smokes* :-)

Jason R. Thorpe                             
NASA Ames Research Center                               Home: 408.866.1912
NAS: M/S 258-6                                          Work: 415.604.0935
Moffett Field, CA 94035                                Pager: 415.428.6939