Subject: Re: One more Symbios question...
To: Christian Weisgerber <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 12/12/2000 11:33:46
In message <915ltc$19n$>, Christian Weisgerber writes:
>Mine says: BOARD REV 2.2    (on the PCB)
>           Rev. 3.03 FLASH  (sticker on the ROM)

Interesting!  That is, indeed, older than mine - mine is BOARD REV 3.0,
and Rev 3.20 FLASH.

>Of course the firmware itself isn't used on the alpha.

I wonder; is it not used *at all*, or is it only not used *much*?  I wonder
if someone is checking for supported revs or something.

>I also have a noname 53C810AE (!) card in that box.  SRM recognizes
>this card as a NCR 53C810 SCSI adapter.  It doesn't show any devices,
>but there's only a tape drive connected so I assume this is okay.

I believe it's supposed to still show a pka device.

>A Tekram DC-390U2W (53C895) doesn't appear at all in "show conf"
>output, which is strange, since my graphics card does show up with
>Vendor=... Card=... .