Subject: Re: PWS500au CDROM pciide0:0:0: lost interrupt
To: Matt Stone <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 05/19/2003 22:35:40
On Mon, May 19, 2003 at 02:56:56PM -0500, Matt Stone wrote:
> I've replaced the Toshiba cdrom XM-5602B with a Toshiba cdrom XM-6202B
> and it fixed the problem. The Toshiba cdrom XM-5602B I removed does not
> appear to be defective. I installed it in an Alpha PWS600au and installed
> Digital Unix 5.1A without any complications. I'm still curious as to what
> the problem was with the Toshiba cdrom XM-5602B when installing NetBSD
> 1.6.1 or 1.5.2.

Maybe the firmware is broken, which makes it fails the reset.
DU may have a quirk for it, if it's a drive that was supplied by DEC

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