Subject: Re: Get me off this list!!!
To: Mike Frisch <johns@luna (John Stone), email@example.com>
From: Wally <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/19/1996 10:51:37
Please, Please get me off thisd list!
>> I am running NetBSD/sparc 1.2 on a Sun 4/110. I have just attempted
>> to get an old Sun 3 shoebox going on the system (ESDI drive, MT21
>> ESDI to SCSI board, 60M tape) without much luck.
>> I am getting the following error message on bootup:
>> sw0: data phase error
>> sw0: aborting, but phase=DATA_OUT (reset)
>> sw0: reset SCSI bus for TID=0 LUN=0
>> Can somebody perhaps explain what this means? If I disconnect all
>> devices (ie removing the cable from the MT21 board), it doesn't give
>> any errors. This shoebox has worked with NetBSD/sparc in the past...
>I seem to remember having to mess with parity settings on drives when moving
>a disk from a sun4c machine to a 4/110.. This was years and years ago, but
>I distinctly remember that the sun4c (ipc to be exact) machine didn't seem to
>care, but the 4/110 only worked when the parity jumpers on various
>devices were all set one way or the other. (don't remember if it was on or
>that worked at the time)
>> Any assistance is appreciated...
>Hope that helps somehow..
> John Stone