Subject: Re: Adaptec 1542
To: None <port-i386@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Guenther Grau <s_grau@IRA.UKA.DE>
Date: 08/12/1996 21:26:51
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> I've got an Adaptec 1542 running on an ISA bus in a 486/33. When I
> installed NetBSD 1.1 I had to remove 4mb of memory bringing it down
> to 16mb to make the adapter function reliably. Are there any ways I
> can upgrade to 32mb or more without buying a machine with a 32-bit bus?
Yes, there are some unofficial patches which implement bounce-buffers
for NetBSD on the isa-bus. I don't know where to get them, but I am
sure someone speaks up when you ask for it. Maybe it's even in the FAQ.