Subject: Re: Alphaserver 1200
To: David Hopper <>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 11/19/1999 16:25:30
> I've got one of these, an Alphaserver 1200 5/533.  The linux-alpha FAQ
> calls this the 'tincup' variation of the rawhide line.  It should be
> device-equivalent to a 4x00 (or so I thought)...
> Installation of 1.4.1 fails on this architecture, resetting after
> loading the keyboard/mouse port devices.  Is there any hope for this
> beast?

Very recent -current runs on this box; there was a crucial bugfix
made a few days ago (the 1200 has only two PCI busses; 1.4.1 falls
over trying to probe the third one..).

The fix (sys/arch/alpha/pci/mcpcia.c rev 1.7) could probably be
back-ported to 1.4.x with minimal difficulty.

						- Bill