Subject: Re: booting adaptec/scsi disk on a 433a
To: Terrence Vergauwen <>
From: Wilko Bulte <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 02/16/2001 09:45:24
On Thu, Feb 15, 2001 at 08:23:47PM +0100, Terrence Vergauwen wrote:
> Hello,
> I have recenlty aquired a DIGITAL Personal Workstation 433a, and would like to run NetBSD on it.
> But SRM does not recognize my SCSI controller (Adaptec 2940UW), the netbsd kernel does when i boot the install floppies.

That is correct, Miata's SRM console cannot boot from Adaptec controllers.
You need something like a Qlogic 1040-based card, or one of the NCR/Symbios
based cards.

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