Subject: Re: Promise Ultra66 problem on AlphaServer 4100
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/01/2002 21:14:50
On Tue, Oct 01, 2002 at 05:14:34PM +0200, wrote:
> I thought about adding a Promise Ultra66 card to my AS4100
> for a cheapo ide softraid solution, and ran into problems.
> With my testdisk, an udma-capable 4 GB Seagate disk everything
> worked fine. newfs'ed, mounted, everything ok.
> Tried with a CD-ROM, worked fine.

Well, Promise Ultra66 have issues on alpha (and possibly others):
the alpha SRM may map it at an address that is not supported by the
card (all the world is a PC, so no need to wire the upper addresses lines :(
This may be the cause of your problems.

Manuel Bouyer <>