Subject: Re: booting with NCR3c875
To: None <>
From: Michael G. Schabert <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 04/30/1999 01:14:06
>On Apr 28, Andreas Johansson wrote
>> I don't belive the NCR driver is buggy for the 53c875. I've been using an
>> ASUS 875 based card in my AlphaPC 164SX for about a year with NetBSD. I've
>> never had one problem except that it currently runs in wide and not
>It is: it can't recover from a SCSI protocol error (resets the bus and then
>hang), with a 810 or a 875.
>However all my servers have NCR boards, including one with 2 9Gb scsi drives
>(on a 875) and a DLT7000 based tape changer (on a 810) doing nigthly dumps.
>These are really stable.  You just need to take care of cables and
>terminations to avoid SCSI protocols errors.

If taking care with cables & terminations fixes instability, then it's not
the driver that's buggy.

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