Subject: Re: Worked around: BBBB fails on R140
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From: Leo Smiers <L.Smiers@cable.A2000.nl>
Date: 11/26/2000 17:08:40
In <URL:news:local.port-arm26> on Sun 26 Nov, Kjetil B. Thomassen wrote:
> On Sun, 26 Nov 2000, Ben Harris wrote:
> > On Sun, 26 Nov 2000, Kjetil B. Thomassen wrote:
> > > podulebus0:3: ROM is not 8 bits wide; ignoring it
> > > podule (a807:5929) at podulebus0 slot 3 not configured
> > > 3) The card in slot 3 is an AKA-30 SCSI card with a PowerROM from Partis
> > > Computing. It does not seem like it works on pre-Risc PC computers,
> > > so this is something I will ask Partis about.
> > Hmm. From the messages it looks like it's starting up in an odd state,
> > since the AKA-30 can't take a 16-bit ROM and the podule ID looks like
> > garbage..
> You're right. There is something fishy around here. I will have to look
> into this. Maybe I should try my AKA-32, or try this card in my Risc PC.
In the arm32 mailing list there has been a discussion about SCSI cards
with PowerROM's. It seems that PowerROM doesn't provide the correct podule
ID. A solution is to provide the podule ID on the commandline. Look in the
arm32 list for the correct solution.
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