Subject: Re: AS2100
To: Brian Hechinger <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 05/14/2003 22:46:03
On Thu, May 08, 2003 at 08:00:03AM -0400, Brian Hechinger wrote:
> howdy!  i was in the colo last night, fighting with my Challenge (now the
> onboard ethernet controller doesn't want to work, dammit) when i gave up and
> pulled the AS2100 out to play with.
> i booted it off of the 1.6.1 floppies, and after getting everything loaded,
> it starts the kernel, gets a bit, and then panics with an error about
> unsupported console type or something?  i'm a little fuzzy about that since
> it was last night.  i can probably get somone to go plug it in and drop a
> serial console on it for me if you want the exact error.

The graphic adapter on the 2100 isn't supported yet. You have to use serial

> [...]
> also, does SMP work on alpha yet?  this is a dual 275 box, and i wouldn't
> mind using both CPUs. ;)

It's supported on alpha, exept the 2100 :(
I also have a dual-CPU 2100, I'll have a look when I have some time. 
But don't wait for it :)

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 24 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference