Subject: Re: backup solutions?
To: None <>
From: Toru Nishimura <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 05/30/2000 20:38:30
>> Please make sure to use 1.4.2 kernel
>> on your 3MAX+, or even better, to use DS5000 kernel made from -current.
>> Unfortunately, dev/scsipi/st.c would require a hand tuning to make any
>> tape devices useful on DECstations (the issue should be solved soon).
> *** Is this the reason I can't see my Sony SDT-9000 in NetBSD/pmax (1.4.2
> release)? Namely, my DS5000/133 can definitely see the tape drive (cnfg 3
> reports back tz5) but kernel (both generic and my own) report zilch..

Can we have what 'cnfg 3' reports and the boot message of your kernel?

> Also, I am having difficulties with /sbin/dump (dumping to either a local
> or a NFS disk) - it just hangs at random points in random filesystems...

Do you see any differences for /sbin/dump 0uf /dev/null <YOUR_RAWFS>?

Tohru Nishimura