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Re: Anyone using current on m68k?
At 13:05 Uhr +0000 01.12.2008, David Brownlee wrote:
I have a netbsd-5 installation here on a Quadra 650 that has been
pretty stable for a month or so. If that is not enough, I can drop
in a -current kernel and see how it goes.
Thats a SCSI system? Thats probably perfect as a comparison
with the TT030, though the Falcon is an IDE system so would
be good to find someone with an IDE system to compare.
Well, I never got my hands on a TT, but - for one the Quadras use the
53c90 esp(4) driver, not the 53c80 ncrscsi(4), and for another they
are not DMA capable. If there's anything worse than their interrup
scheme, it's their pseudo DMA...
though, which may or may not be relevant here - somebody adding MD
locking code in a fell swoop without the hardware to actually test on.
If we can work out when atari stopped working (which is sometime
post 3.0), maybe some of the changes to mac68k after that point
may give a clue...
netbsd-3? That's been a while... My Quadra booted a 5.99.4 kernel
nicely in the meantime, btw.
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