Subject: Re: Kernel and install floppy w/ Miata support
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Srdjan M. Tijanic <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/06/1998 02:49:32
On Fri, 5 Jun 1998, Jason Thorpe wrote:

# There is a GENERIC kernel and an install floppy w/ Miata support on
# in:
# If you have a Miata, please try these out, and mail me success or failure
# stories!  dmesg(1) would be especially cool!

I just tryed a new kernel for Alpha Miata and I got the next message:

Digital Personal WorkStation 433au, 432MHz
8192 byte page size, 1 processor
real mem = 67108864 (1925120 reserved for PROM, 65183744 used by NetBSD)
avail mem = 53051392
using 795 buffers containing 6512640 bytes of memory
mainbus0 (root)
cpu0 at mainbus0: ID 0 (primary), 21164! (reserved minor type)
cia0 at mainbus0panic: alpha_sgmap_init: can't allocate page table


Description of machine :

DPW433au (and 433a) => SRM & AlphaBios


Extract from Linux boot on the same machine :

tty00 at 0x03f8 (irq = 4) is a 16550A
tty01 at 0x02f8 (irq = 3) is a 16550A
lp0 at 0x03bc, (polling)
PS/2 auxiliary pointing device detected -- driver installed.
Sound initialization started
<ESS ES1688 AudioDrive (rev 11) (3.1)> at 0x220 irq 5 dma 1,1
<Yamaha OPL3 FM> at 0x388
Sound initialization complete
Ramdisk driver initialized : 16 ramdisks of 4096K size
ide0 at 0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6 on irq 14
Floppy drive(s): fd0 is 2.88M
FDC 0 is a National Semiconductor PC87306
qlogicisp : new isp1020 revision ID (5)
scsi0 : QLogic ISP1020 SCSI on PCI bus 1 device 8 irq 36 base 0x9000
scsi : 1 host.
Vendor: DEC       Model: RZ1CC-BA (C) DEC Rev: 883F
Type:   Direct-Access ANSI SCSI revision: 02
Detected scsi disk sda at scsi0, channel 0,id 0, lun 0
scsi : detected 1 SCSI disk total.
SCSI device sda: hdwr sector= 512 bytes. Sectors=8380080 [4091 MB] [4.1 GB]
tulip.c:v0.83 10/19/97
eth0: Digital DS21142/3 Tulip at 0x8800, 0000 f875 b8 0a, IRQ 24.


I hope it will be useful :)

Thanks for doing a great jobs !!! NetBSD in progress on Miata !!!
We will be very happy to switch our 18 alpha from RedHat to NetBSD.