Subject: Re: Alphaserver 1200
To: David Hopper <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <email@example.com>
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
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.