Subject: Re: DEC 3000 300XL partitioning....
To: NetBSD Bob <>
From: Wilko Bulte <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 04/14/2000 19:28:30
On Fri, Apr 14, 2000 at 10:24:42AM -0400, NetBSD Bob wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 13, 2000 at 04:39:28PM -0400, NetBSD Bob wrote:
> > > Anyone running NetBSD-1.4.2 on an olde 3000 300XL alpha like mine?
> > 
> > Got exactly that machine, and it runs with multiple partitions just
> > fine.  I'm still running 1.3.2 there, tho. It's a production box that
> > I haven't had the time to update to 1.4.x.
> Success!
> I got NetBSD-1.4.1 loaded last night.
> As it turns out, it was a problem with the Seagate 3610N drives (RZ25L).
> They would not take a newfs.  I swapped Quantum RZ25L's and they worked
> fine.  Anyone know if there are any particular jumper or other settings
> on the Seagate RZ25Ls that would give rise to such a problem?  Maybe

They were spinning, were they? I mean that they might have been set to
wait for a SCSI spinup command.

Long shot..

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