Subject: Re: AlphaServer 2100A (Lynx)
To: Will Barton <>
From: Wilko Bulte <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 05/01/2000 19:38:52
On Sun, Apr 30, 2000 at 11:08:28PM -0400, Will Barton wrote:
> I just got to digging a little deeper, and according to the technical summary
> on Compaq's site
> (
> it seems like the only real difference between Lynx and Sable is that Sable has


> 8 EISA slots and 3 PCI, and Lynx has 3 EISA and 8 PCI.  If someone can confirm 
> this, it really wouldn't seem like it would take that much effort to add support
> for Lynx.  (Granted that I don't have a lot of experience with the NetBSD kernel
> so Im just making what seem like logical assumptions :)

IIRC the core logic chips are rather different. 

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