Subject: Re: bootable SCSI on PC164?
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Matthew Jacob <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 11/30/2000 21:38:35
On Thu, 30 Nov 2000, Peter Seebach wrote:

> In message <>, Dav
> e Huang writes:
> >I don't have a list, but I do have a PC164, and it recognizes and boots
> >off of my Symbios '875 card. I don't remember what version of SRM I have
> >installed, but the version I installed back in May '99 (when I originally
> >got the PC164) works. I've since upgraded to the latest (I think) version
> >of SRM.
> Interesting.  What version of the SRM console are you using?  Do you have the
> sporadic "loses all settings" bug?
> My '875 card that I'm testing with is a Promise-branded card; I also have a
> couple of Diamond Multimedia cards.
> Hey, it just occurred to me:  Should it "recognize" (see in "show config") a
> drive which has not yet been labeled?  I didn't label the drive since I was
> busy fixing another problem...

Show 'dev' shows devices. Show config shows cards. I can't remember whether
show config will also show node devices as well- I believe it does for the
IDE, but not necessarily for SCSI.

I had a very iffy time with my 825, but it did actually work.