Subject: Re: AHA-1542 CF
To: Olaf Schroeder <>
From: Tobias Weingartner <weingart@austin.BrandonU.CA>
List: tech-net
Date: 12/18/1996 17:43:57
On Wednesday, December 18, Olaf Schroeder wrote:
> I'm trying to install an Adaptec AHA-1542CF in a 486 that's
> already up an running NetBSD with an IDE hard drive.
> I installed the card and get the following message at boot.
> I've tried with two different SCSI drives and without any drive
> and get the same messages.
> bt0 at isa0 port 0x330-0x333 irq 11 drq 5bt0:bt_cmd, cmd/data port empty 0

No, you don't have a dead card (at least not yet).  You do however have
a slight problem in that the Bustek driver (thats the bt0 line) thinks
it recognizes your card.  I believe the only way to fix that under
NetBSD is to recompile your kernel, take out the bt* driver, and put
in the aha* driver.

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