Subject: Re: Can Promise Ultra133TX2 use on NetBSD/alpha?
To: Felix Deichmann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 07/31/2003 22:52:10
On Tue, Jul 29, 2003 at 05:48:32PM +0200, Felix Deichmann wrote:
> Well, my Promise Ultra100 TX2 does NOT work in my AXPpci33. I don't know
> why; Manuel Bouyer suggested that it could be sort of register setup
> which is done by the Promise BIOS on i386, but not on Alpha.
> Or the Promise could have problems with the PCI mapping on some Alpha
> Manuel said that a card with HPT chip (e.g. Abit Hot Rod 100) might work
> better. Unfortunately he is on vacation now, so we could not try to fix
> my Promise problem on the Alpha :-)
I'm back, trying to catch up with email :)
With a 133TX2 it may be different. It's known to work in macpcc, it's the
controller used in recent Xserve. But we won't know before someone tries ...
Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
NetBSD: 24 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference