Subject: Re: pciide performance on alpha
To: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/13/1999 11:59:45
On Fri, 13 Aug 1999 11:14:49 +0200
Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com> wrote:
> If adresses above 0xffff are ok on the alpha (Jason, is this true ? You know
> alpha hardware better than me :) then NetBSD certainly does the rigth thing
> (otherwise a lot of other drivers would fail as well).
Yes, that's correct.
> My guess is that the promise chip, which was specifically designed for
> PCs, doesn't support it.
That would be my guess, too.
BTW, I've ordered one of these Promise boards, so I might be able to help
debug this soon :-)
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>