Subject: Re: IDE on Multia
To: Ross Harvey <>
From: Joseph Sarkes <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 07/10/1998 12:02:36
Ross Harvey writes:
> A while back we had a discussion about the non-working IDE on LCA systems.
> I've fixed this for the axppci33 in -current, and the same fix will work
> on the Multia, except that the config register with the magic bit can be
> at one of two addresses depending on a hardware pin.
> So, it would be nice if someone with a Multia can boot up with either
> a -current kernel, or after updating /sys/arch/alpha/alpha/dec_axppci_33.c
> to rev 1.38, or after applying the diff below. This new version is
> not in the snapshot. You can check to see if the mod is in your kernel
> with:

I tried to do this after installing the current snapshot on my multia.
The snapshot booted ok, but the kernel I built using current sources
dies just after the first stage loader loads it, and jumps back to the
SRM, with no error messages. Any ideas how to debug this?
Joseph Sarkes