Subject: Re: Anyone running a Sparc5/170 ??
To: Neil J. McRae <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 07/07/1997 15:09:42
> > > sparc is a cool port.
> > Aggreed - as long as your SCSI disks are recognizes, which i've found is a
> > problem on non-Seagate disks (Quantum Fireball 3.2G, IBM DFRH 2.0G and
> > another IBM disk tested... all failed in some way during operation).
> Hmm, Are you sure thats a problem with NetBSD?

Yes - both kewlness and the flaw of the disks. I've spent several hours trying,
and when connecting the disks to a Sparc running Solaris or to a box running
NetBSD/i386 (with AHA2940), it works fine (at least the DFRS did, didn't check
the Fireball).


Hubert Feyrer <>