Subject: xd status
To: None <>
From: Gordon W. Ross <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 08/22/1995 12:29:02
> From: Phil Shead <>
> Date: Wed, 23 Aug 1995 01:29:13 +1000 (EST)

> Hi,

> I was wondering what the status for the xd drivers for the sun 3 was.
> My interest stems from the fact that we have been donated 2 sun 3/260s
> with around 60MBS between them and about 3-4 800MB smd disks
> and the associated boards. I would really like to see them up and running
> but i dont really want to stick 4.1.1 on them.  Is there any beta
> versions out yet.  If not how much would be involved in porting the sun4
> version over?
> phil.

The driver work should be fairly easy, but the Sun3 DVMA stuff is
completely broken on VME machines.  (Now that I know that DVMA on
those machines is the last ONE megabyte, not the last sixteen!)
Once the DVMA facilities are fixed, the driver should just work.

Gordon Ross