Subject: Re: Questions about Performa 6360.
To: matthew green <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-powerpc
Date: 04/21/2005 16:52:28
On Thu, Apr 21, 2005 at 11:43:04PM +1000, matthew green wrote:
>    On Thu, Apr 21, 2005 at 12:25:25PM +1000, matthew green wrote:
>    > actually, a "skymaster" 2 port SATA card that i puchased last
>    > year does NOT work in my G4/733 tower.  it causes the hardware
>    > to fail POST or something -- i don't even get to the OFW prompt.
>    > an adaptec card based on the same chipset -- satalink 3112 --
>    > works just fine tho.
>    unfortunably, some manufacturers don't implement the full PCI specs, but
>    only what's needed to work in a PC (and I suspect such adapters would fail in
>    some high-end PCs too). For example, some older promise adapters don't have
>    all the address line wired, so don't work on systems which maps the DMA
>    registers above 0x10000.
> i meant to meantion that this card *does* work (well) in a sun ultra10.

Ha OK. Then it could even work in some powermac of different model :(

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference