Subject: Re: AS1200 with 53c875 symbios SCSI card, does not boot
To: Michael Carlson <mcarlson@Legato.COM>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/09/2001 19:04:07
On Tue, Oct 09, 2001 at 09:50:52AM -0700, Michael Carlson wrote:
> I have a AlphaServer 1200 with a 53c875 NCR/sym SCSI controller that 
> times out during booting off the install CD. I had the same problem with 
> trying to install FreeBSD 4.x. Is there a workaround or future fix for 
> the siop driver? I know that some qlogic cards will work (compaq 
> specific), if there is no possible way to get the 53c875 to work does 
> anyone know where I could buy one?

The 53c875 *should* work, but it's possible that you have terminator problems,
or something like that.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.