Subject: Re: Help identify this Alpha (for NetBSD install)
To: Havard Eidnes <>
From: Chrischen <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/05/2001 11:08:37
On Fri, Oct 05, 2001 at 01:06:27PM +0200, Havard Eidnes wrote:
> Digital (err... Compaq err... HPaq?) long ago stopped adding new
> device driver support to SRM for the PC164.  This basically means you
> will have the best chances for booting with a card from that era, and
> most preferably a DEC-labeled card -- that goes for both SCSI and
> Ethernet.

If you can find an old Tekram Symbios 875 card, it should work too. I picked
one up in late 1999, UW scsi, and it cost me < $100. Nevermind that the pc164
kicked the bucket soon after, but I had myself a nice, cheap, SRM-compatible
(works in my AlphaStation 600, too) card.

Good luck,

Chris Chen <cchen@Nougat.ORG>
Beyond Chewable