Subject: Re: bootable SCSI on PC164?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
Date: 12/02/2000 20:54:06
In message <Pine.NEB.firstname.lastname@example.org>, Dave
>Hmm, I guess there's no way to get the SRM console version without
>halting the system? Here's the output of "show config":
Not that I know of.
>SRM Console: V5.5-1
That's the version I have now.
> Bus 00 Slot 05: Vendor: 8086 Device: 1229
> Bus 00 Slot 06: NCR 53C875 Scsi Controller
> pka0.7.0.6.0 SCSI Bus ID 7
> dka0.0.0.6.0 Quantum XP32150W
> dka400.4.0.6.0 PLEXTOR CD-R PX-R4
See, mine shows the first line of this, but not anything like the additional
lines. It does identify as "NCR 53C875", but the other lines are omitted.
>I also have a Promise Ultra100, which I guess doesn't show up because of
>the IO port > 0x10000 weirdness?
I think it's just because most devices don't show up usefully in this mode;
it's probably the 8086/1229 (unless that's an Intel card of some sort).
>I'm pretty sure it does... I'm almost positive I saw my Quantum drive
>before I labelled/newfs'd it (the drive used to have WinNT/alpha on it,
>with I guess the MSDOS partitioning scheme).
Hmm. Well, yours sees the "controller", and mine doesn't...