Subject: Re: Multia "Issues"
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: None <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 11/26/2002 15:14:34
On Tue, 26 Nov 2002, Manuel Bouyer 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 ?

I believe so, yes.

> It could be an issue with the SCSI bus, check terminations.

The termination looks right.  I plugged it in exactly the same into a
pmax, and it worked fine.

> It can also be a bug I fixed a few days ago, try to update to the last
> 1.6_STABLE

Okey dokey.

Peace...  Sridhar