Subject: Re: DEFZA PMAF-A support
To: Brian Hechinger <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 07/01/2001 18:13:12
On Sun, Jul 01, 2001 at 08:22:06PM -0400, Brian Hechinger wrote:

 > from the netbsd/pmax webpage:
 > 	DEFZA PMAF-A/PMAF-C FDDIcontroller 700 interface Older FDDI interface 
 > 	card prior to DEFTA.  There are variations of connectors; DAS, SAS, 
 > 	Copper ThinWire and Shielded Twisted Pair (STP).  This may just be a 
 > 	case of testing the card.  If it doesn't work, support should not be 
 > 	too hard to add.

Well, that paragraph lies :-)  The DEFZA is totally different from the

 > so, i've got a PMAF-AA that i would like to get working in a 3MAX+ that i've 
 > got here, and was wondering what would be required to get it to work.  anyone
 > know what to do?  let me know what i should do to test this, or to get any
 > information that you would need to you.

Well, if you'd like to embark on writing a device driver for it, I can
provide some advice.  I think I know where to get a datasheet for it, too.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>