Subject: Re: DS10L -- missing IDE interrupts?
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From: Miles Nordin <carton@Ivy.NET>
Date: 12/24/2005 20:21:32
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>>>>> "he" == Havard Eidnes <he@NetBSD.org> writes:
he> problems with the interrupts from the IDE controller.
my DS10 does that, too. I was unable to burn CDs with it. I don't
remember if I tried an IDE PCI card rather than the onboard
controller, but that would be the next thing I'd try.
I found also on macppc with this IDE PCI card I get ultra33, while
putting the same card into a peecee I get ultra100. so, I dunno.
I've concluded IDE just sucks on non-i386.
I tried putting the IDE card in a Firewire case and using a Firewire
card, but found the DS10 doesn't seem to work with cards that have
PCI-PCI bridges on them. The firmware doesn't seem to initialize
so I bought another Firewire card that doesn't have a PCI-PCI bridge,
and it probed okay, and I thought the drive was working, but the
machine paniced a day later.
so finally I put the Firewire card into a Solaris10/sparc64 machine
and NFS-mounted it from the DS10. It's been working there for months,
zero problems. but on the DS10, SCSI only. :(
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