Subject: Re: esp0: SCSI bus reset...
To: Jeremy Cooper <>
From: Marc Schneiders <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 09/18/1999 18:11:51
On Fri, 17 Sep 1999, Jeremy Cooper wrote:

> On Sat, 18 Sep 1999, Marc Schneiders wrote:
> > [ Running 3/80 diskless ] 
> > esp0: SCSI bus reset
> This is a symptom of a known bug with the esp driver; If there are no
> devices on the SCSI bus the initial SCSI bus probe causes an endless reset
> routine in the driver.  The solution is to build a kernel without the esp
> driver.  I believe there is a precompiled DISKLESS_3X (or DISKLESS3X)
> kernel out there which does not have an esp driver compiled in.  I
> haven't checked the ftp server lately.  Let me know if you can't find such
> a kernel.

Found it after a long, long search, due to my stupidity and some bad luck.
It is in the latest snapshot in pub/NetBSD/arch/sun3/snapshots/19990518.
And it boots, with some error messages, but I'll work on that. "Clock lost
3597 days."  :-)

Many thx for the pointer!


Marc Schneiders