Subject: Re: pciide performance on alpha
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Andreas Johansson <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 08/12/1999 20:22:32
On Thu, 12 Aug 1999, Jason Thorpe wrote:

> On Thu, 12 Aug 1999 20:02:55 +0200 (CEST) 
>  Andreas Johansson <> wrote:
>  > Actually, these new nice IDE disks are my main reason for trying to make
>  > the Promise Ultra33 PCI IDE contoller card work - you certainly get much
>  > for your money when buying IDE.
> Note that Manuel Bouyer has written a Promise 33 and 66 driver, for our
> PCI IDE framework, and these should be committed to NetBSD-current sometime
> soon.

Yes, I know, I've been speaking with him since before he started and I'm
testing his driver right now. The reason he wrote his driver was that I 
went on vacation before I sent him my driver. I really hope that I've just
overlooked something in my driver and that his will work for me.

>         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>