Subject: Re: Qlogic boards
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Wilko Bulte <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/03/2001 21:44:36
On Wed, Oct 03, 2001 at 02:32:09PM -0500, Peter Seebach wrote:
> In message <Pine.BSF.4.21.0110031153150.2102-100000@beppo>, Matthew Jacob write
> s:
> >I told Peter to try putting it into a PC and see what the NVRAM settings were-
> >it said "invalid NVRAM settings".. Do you happen to know whether if you take
> >the standard QLogic flash utility the re-initializes NVRAm whether SRM is okay
> >with that? Or is there a tool in SRM to fix NVRAM?
> As a new data point:

> >   The -09-K board is a normal Qlogic General Availibility card, the -11-E was
> > sold to DEC as an OEM card.  There are hardware changes that were made to the
> > -11-E card that made it compatible with the DEC Alpha system.    I don't beli
> >ve that the -09-K card can be modified for use on the Alpha.
> So, Qlogic doesn't think this can be done.  @!*#!@*#.

Hardware changes.. hmm. I recall quite some work done on the firmware before
the KZPBA was released to the world. Hardware changes I don't recall but it
has been years so..

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