Subject: Re: binary snapshot for macppc available
To: SUNAGAWA Keiki <>
From: matt baker <>
List: port-macppc
Date: 12/15/1999 01:37:53
> matt> I've just tried the 19991204 install to see if I can
> matt> get it working on my PowerBook G3/233.
> matt> Also, I've found that the installer will only
> matt> recognise the internal IDE hard disk on this machine,
> matt> and not a IDE hard disk plugged into either of the
> matt> media bay's.
> matt> mediabay0 at obio0 offset 0x34 irq 29
> matt> wdc0 at mediabay0 offset 0x21000 irq 14
> matt> wdc1 at obio0 offset 0x20000 irq 13
> wdc[01] seem to be configured properly.
> matt> wd0 at wdc1 channel 0 drive 0: <TOSHIBA MK2105MAV>
> matt> wd0: drive supports 16-sector pio transfers, lba addressing
> matt> wd0: 2067MB, 4200 cyl, 16 head, 63 sec, 512 bytes/sect x 4233600 sectors
> matt> wd0: drive supports PIO mode 4, DMA mode 2, Ultra-DMA mode 2
> Hmm.  strange...  What kind of drive is connected to media
> bay?  Maybe it need the special flags to recognize.

Okay,  I've just tried the hard disk that was in the Media Bay module
inside the laptop
instead and the NetBSD installer recogised the disk okay. Just FYI it
looks like there is possibly a
problem with the media bay code.