Subject: Re: NetBSD INSTALL kernel and Multia IDE controller [wdc0]
To: None <>
From: Graham Allan <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 04/11/2007 09:54:40
On Tue, Apr 10, 2007 at 11:08:16PM -0700, Matt Thomas wrote:
> >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.

Multia had laptop-style IDE as well as SCSI. Not recognised by the SRM
console, you could only boot from it using ARC for NT (or linux?).

We still have some hardware manuals...