Subject: Re: Anyone using DEFTA's?
To: Toru Nishimura <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matt Thomas <email@example.com>
Date: 09/24/1999 07:56:54
At 10:16 PM 9/23/99 , Toru Nishimura wrote:
> >> I've CC'd this to port-alpha in case anyone over there has any
> >> experience/troubles with DEFTA's on their TurboChannel machines.
> > It works fine in a 3000/400 machine, the only `problem' is that the
> > driver seems to think it's a DAS card (haven't looked at why):
> > fta0 at tc0 slot 4 offset 0x0: DEC DEFTA TC FDDI SAS Controller
Actually it thinks it's a SAS card but the media routine thinks its
> > fta0: FDDI address 08:00:2b:a1:3e:4c, FW=2.4, HW=0, SMT V7.2
> > fta0: FDDI Port = S (PMD = ANSI Multi-Mode)
>I found that the same (outlook) DEFTA cards appeal differently.
>/// DEC3000/300 ///
>fta0 at tc0 slot 0 offset 0x0: DEC DEFTA TC FDDI SAS Controller
>fta0: FDDI address 08:00:2b:a3:64:84, FW=3.01, HW=0, SMT V7.2
>fta0: FDDI Port = S (PMD = ANSI Multi-Mode)
>/// Personal DECstation ///
>fta0 at tc0 slot 1 offset 0x0: DEC DEFTA TC FDDI SAS Controller
>fta0: FDDI address 08:00:2b:a3:5d:ea, FW= 1.1, HW=2, SMT V7.2
>fta0: FDDI Port = S (PMD = ANSI Single-Mode Type 1)
>Um, firmware versions are not identical. Need FW update, Matt?
Be careful. I tried to update a FW1.1 DEFTA and it just erased
its flash rendering it useless.
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