Subject: Re: Progress on the "Everything dumps core" problem
To: Gordon W. Ross <>
From: Keith Moore <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 03/27/1996 17:28:13
> I think I may have discovered a good clue to help track down
> the "Everything dumps core" problem.  First, I've have not
> seen this problem on the 3/260 in ages.  Second, on the 3/60
> the problem disappears with si_obio_options set to zero.
> Are these observations consistent with what others see?

Well, on my 3/75 (with vme si controller) the problem did not occur with the 
polled scsi driver, but occured reliably with the dma turned on, even if that 
was the only change.

That would make the problem related to DMA but not specific to obio.