Subject: Re: boot failure
To: Phil Steinke <>
From: Soren S. Jorvang <>
List: port-cobalt
Date: 09/01/2000 19:57:24
Subject: Re: boot failure
In-Reply-To: <>; from on Fri, Sep 01, 2000 at 01:49:50PM -0400

Phil Steinke wrote:
> Greetings, after having it sit around for a few months I've finally started
> doing something with our Engineering Society's RaQ.  I got it to netboot
> using the 1.5-alpha snapshot netbsd.GENERIC.gz kernel, but it's hanging when
> it checks the SCSI bus (there are no SCSI devices conected).
> scsibus0: waiting 2 seconds for devices to settle...
> probe(siop0:0:0): command timeout
> and there it sits...

On Fri, Sep 01, 2000 at 01:49:50PM -0400, Phil Steinke wrote:
> * Soren S. Jorvang was mumbling about..
> > What happens if you connect an external terminator?
> Tried a couple of different SCSI II Active terminators, and it still halted
> with each one.  It booted fine under Linux, but I have little to no
> experience with SCSI and even less with NetBSD <grin>.
> One of the terminators was made for Sun systems, but the other was just
> labelled SCSI II Active, and I don't think Sun messes with the protocol
> anyways.

Manuel, any suggestions? :-)