Subject: Re: progress on my Ultra/5
To: Andrei Petrov <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
Date: 10/04/2000 20:25:41
If you have any docs that can help people getting over problems and that
should be up on the sparc64 homepage, be sure to send them!
(I didn't follow this too closely)
> On 4 Oct 2000, Chris Jones wrote:
> > So, thanks to a generous donation of a -current kernel (Thanks,
> > Andrei!), I got NetBSD to boot on my Ultra/5. However, it has trouble
> Finally I got my ultra-2 self-hosted, I think I can build everything now,
> even ramdisk.fs(oh!, haven't tried though).
> > with my pciide. I didn't see this as a known problem on the
> > port-sparc64 web page.
> > pciide0:0:0: lost interrupt
> > type: ata tc_bcount: 512 tc_skip: 0
> > the above lines repeat 4 times, and then I get:
> > wd0c: device timeout reading fsbn 0 ...
> > The above pattern repeats endlessly after the autoconfig code runs,
> > when the kernel's first trying to access the disk. The one break from
> > the pattern is when it degrades from (I think) DMA 2 to PIO 4 mode.
> > Is this a known bug? Is there something I can do about it?
> There is similar discussion in 'current-users' list. You'll get much more
> from there.
> > Thanks in advance -- it's exciting to have BSD running on this box,
> > even if it is brief.
> > Chris
Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>