Subject: Re: AlphaStation 1000A
To: Paul Mather <email@example.com>
From: Jarkko Teppo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/13/2002 20:27:47
Paul Mather said:
> tu1: console mode: selecting 10BaseT
> _(UTP) port: half duplex
> What is the recommended driver for these? (I seem to recall there
> being two, one of which is considered "buggy," or am I confusing this
> with something else?)
tlp works fine (with 1.6 and current). I understand that the de-driver
> Finally, is this graphics adapter supported under X?
> cirrus0: Cirrus Logic CL-GD5428 (SVGA)
> _512 Kbytes
> cirrus0 at eisa0
Hmm... d o n ' t e v e n t r y i t. Sorry. The built-in cirrus
is unbelievably slow. I mean, reaaally slow. My suggestion is to go with
serial console or sacrifice one of the PCI-slots for a decent adapter
(which might be tricky...).
> Sorry for the questions, but although this model is listed as being
> supported from 1.4 onwards, I couldn't find any mention of it in the
> "Notes on Supported System Models" page at the NetBSD WWW site.
I'm not sure how much the 1000A differs from 1000 but FWIV I'm running
-current with an AS1000 (DE500 network, built-in siop and an aic7880).
I'm actually writing this message via a webmail-interface, via
mozilla running on the alpha, displayed on a dual-head sparc 4.
If possible, try -current. The performance improvement over 1.6 is
> FWIW, appended at the end is the Tru64 boot log entry, in case
> anyone can spot any obvious problems with hardware compatibility.
> ATM Subsystem configured with 1
> _restart threads
> ATMUNI: configured
> ATMSIG: 3.x (module=uni3x) configured
> ILMI: 3.x (module=ilmi) configured
> ATM IP: configured
> ATM LANE: configured.
> ATM IFMP: configured
I've never tried Tru64, but is that just the subsystem or some sort
of card ?