Subject: Re: DECsystem 5000/200
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 01/27/1999 19:07:56
On Tue, 26 Jan 1999 21:45:10 -0800  Jonathan Stone wrote:

> Simon Burge writes:
> >There's been some complaints recently about the SCSI driver on
> >5000/200's.  One thing would be to try the 5000/25, which uses a
> >different SCSI driver.  Another would be to try a few commands at the
> >shell prompt (just exit sysinst from the main menu) to see how well you
> >can see the disk.  You say you can edit the disklabel.  Try making a
> >disklabel that looks something like this:
> Just re the 5000/200 problems: they sound awfully like the problem
> reported in PR port-pmax/5510.
> Two people have said that the 1.2G asc driver worked a lot better on
> their 5000/200s than the 1.3.3 driver.
> Should we perhaps go back to that version (or at least the relevant
> deltas)  for 1.4?

I guess for 1.3.4 too.  Jeff, if I get you a modified kernel can you try
it out in the next few days?