Subject: Re: NetBSD INSTALL kernel and Multia IDE controller [wdc0]
To: Professor Moriarty <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 04/10/2007 23:08:16
On Apr 10, 2007, at 5:28 PM, Professor Moriarty wrote:

> Hello,
> I seem to be having a bizarre problem with my Multia. Namely, on the
> NetBSD INSTALL kernel, it does not recognise the wdc0 IDE controller.
> As I would like to place the system root on a 128Mb CompactFlash card
> and boot off floppy, I need IDE. However, it seems to not be
> recognised whatsoever. It finds com0, com1 and lpt1 all fine, however.

I don't think the Multia had IDE.  IIRC, it was SCSI.

> Is there a fix for this, or is it safe to say that the IDE controller
> is borken and I need to get a pcmcia->CF adapter?