Subject: Re: Sun3/Sun4 old VME tape booting funzies
To: NetBSD Bob <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 09/01/1999 16:21:13
	That would be great - if it is related to 2727 you can append
	to that PR by sending a mail message to
	with a subjst line startsing 2727:


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On Wed, 1 Sep 1999, NetBSD Bob wrote:

> > > I would offer, from the dinosaur end of the spectrum, that NetBSD
> > > just does not have the right support on the OLD machine hardware.
> > > For example, none of my VME suns can run NetBSD, because the tape
> > > drivers basically won't, although they try.  In particular, NetBSD
> > > really needs an MD and an MT driver for the old hardware.  The MD
> > > and MT controllers off an SI or SC controller were the basic issue
> > > Sun equipment.  NetBSD just won't go on those, in my hands.
> > 	Have you opened a PR on the problem with as much info as you can
> > 	get? (Probably with a kernel with DEBUG, SCSI_DEBUG, and
> I have been snooping around the PR archives, and perhaps the 2727 PR
> is addressing some of my problems.  I will reload tonight and see
> if I can get some more info on it and make an official PR.
> Thanks
> Bob