Subject: Re: Multia "Issues"
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 11/26/2002 21:00:18
On Mon, Nov 25, 2002 at 11:40:46PM -0500, wrote:
> I am trying to CD-boot my Multia with 1.6.  The second stage boot comes
> off just fine, and I start seeing kernel messages, but after a little
> while, I start getting alternating SCSI bus resets with
> something-something FIFO empty errors.  I can't do anything further.  I
> could try to get the exact message if necessary.  My configuration
> follows:
> Multia 166
> 64MB RAM (2x 32MB SIMMs)
> No cards
> External SCSI Connector -> 4-Bay External SCSI case containing:
> SCSI ID 0:	IBM Deskstar DPES-31080 1GB SCSI Disk
> SCSI ID 1:	IBM-badged/firmwared Toshiba XM-4101 CD-ROM (the slim one)

I guess the SCSI is a 53c810, right ?
It could be an issue with the SCSI bus, check terminations.
It can also be a bug I fixed a few days ago, try to update to the last

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 23 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference