Subject: Re: Questions about Performa 6360.
To: matthew green <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference