Subject: Re: 3000/300 turbochannel support?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Toru Nishimura <email@example.com>
Date: 01/26/2000 18:45:02
>> http://www.netbsd.org/Ports/alpha/models.html says that devices
>> in a 3000/300's turbochannel slots don't work. Is this still the
>> case, or is that outdated information?
> The 3000/300 machines have a half speed TURBOchannel.
> That uncovered bugs in a few TC cards. There were also bugs in some
> of the TC interface chips/logic on the 3000/300. The rev level of
> the motherboard can be significant.
> A list of TC cards/platforms that are known to work might be helpful.
DEFTA is running well on my DEC3000/300 (SRM 6.4, board revision
cann't be seen);
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)
$ netstat -I fta0 -i
Name Mtu Network Address Ipkts Ierrs Opkts Oerrs Colls
fta0 4470 <Link> 08:00:2b:a3:64:84 2825959 0 2987007 0 0
fta0 4470 10.1.1/24 10.1.1.2 2825959 0 2987007 0 0
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