Subject: Re: DMA beyond end of ISA with other scsi cards?
To: Scott Reynolds <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Justin T. Gibbs <email@example.com>
Date: 11/12/1996 12:07:28
>On Mon, 11 Nov 1996, Justin T. Gibbs wrote:
>> Did you miss the "broken" in my comment? VLB and EISA should not have the
>> problem, but some cards and/or motherboard chipsets, do. Once such
>> example is the bt445S.
>Data point: I have a BT-445S in my VLB system (Micronics JX-30GC) that
>has never once complained about my having 24MB of RAM.
The problem with the 445S is not easily repeatable. According to Peter Wemm,
the card will occassionally corrupt data that goes above 16meg. He probably
knows more details than I about this though (peter@FreeBSD.org).
Justin T. Gibbs
FreeBSD: Turning PCs into workstations