Subject: Re: README: test kernel for new DMA framework available
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 05/22/1997 22:18:39
On Mon, 19 May 1997, Jason Thorpe wrote:

> If you have an Adaptec 1542, and an Alpha with ISA slots, I would really
> appreciate it if you could try this out.

I've tried it, and it appears to work just fine excepting that
during the boot it doesn't manage to read the geometry properly.
It does read it properly when I do a disklabel without -r (on a
disk with no diskabel on it.) I copied 40 MB of files on to the
disk (an old Quantum 105; it gave me about 600 K/sec) and they all
compared just fine.

    isa0 at sio0
    aha0 at isa0 port 0x334-0x337 irq 15 drq 7
    aha0: model AHA-1542CF, firmware B.0
    aha0: unlocking mailbox interface
    aha0: async, parity
    scsibus1 at aha0: 8 targets
    sd2 at scsibus1 targ 0 lun 0: <, , > SCSI0 0/direct fixed
    sd2: sd2: mode sense (4) returned nonsense; using fictitious geometry
    16384MB, 16384 cyl, 64 head, 32 sec, 512 bytes/sec



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