Subject: Re: looong siop timeout, dropped chars on serial console ?
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Soren S. Jorvang <>
List: port-cobalt
Date: 02/18/2001 21:06:22
On Sun, Feb 18, 2001 at 07:28:26PM +0100, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> I finally got my Raq do something useful, doing a netboot ("bfd /netbsd.gz
> nfsroot=/home/raq/root"). After loading the kernel, I get:
> ...
> tlp1: interrupting at level 2
> tlp1: Ethernet address 00:10:e0:00:52:77
> lxtphy1 at tlp1 phy 1: LXT970 10/100 media interface, rev. 3
> lxtphy1: 10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto
> scsibus0: waiting 2 seconds for devices to settle...
> probe(siop0:0:0): command timeout
> Then it hangs. Is there a kernel somewhere that does not have the siop

Unfortunately, I don't have a MIPS Cobalt with SCSI, so I can't
test siop. When you get -current on the machine, it would be
interesting to see how -current siop works on it.

> Another question: is it only me who sees lots of dropped characters on the
> serial console? 

I haven't seen that (except for when at the firmware console).

Are characters missing from the kernel boot messages?