Subject: Re: Kernel crashes when reading Exabyte
To: Richard Stallman <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/16/1997 17:19:31
On Tue, 16 Sep 1997 20:20:25 -0400
Richard Stallman <email@example.com> wrote:
> We have an Alpha running NetBSD which we use as a file server and for
> making backups. It writes backups properly, but crashes on trying to
> read them.
> Can anyone help fix this? Mycroft is too busy to help. I can examine
> values with the kernel debugger, and report the results, but none of
> us knows what to examine.
Which model Alpha is this? I think I remember Charles mentioning it.
It's a 3000/300? If that's the case, it's probably a bug in the NCR53c9x
The driver probably spits out some diagnostics before it goes belly-up.
Knowing what it spews would be a good start.
Jason R. Thorpe firstname.lastname@example.org
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