Subject: Re: SLC SCSI problems
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Manuel BOUYER <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 07/16/1997 11:01:39
On Jul 15, der Mouse wrote
> For quite a while now, I've been running NetBSD/sparc on an IPC.  It's
> been stable and I've been happy with it.
> But now I'd like to switch it from the IPC to an SLC we have; I've been
> running the IPC headless, and this SLC has fried video electronics but
> it's just fine headless.
> The trouble is, it doesn't work. :-(  I can usually boot single-user
> and everything is fine, but as soon as I touch the second disk, I start
> getting lines like
> [ scsi controller error messages ] 

I've been running NetBSD 1.2.1 on an SLC with 2 disk (they are now
on an ELC) without problems. But it seems that this class of machine is very
sensible to SCSI cables and terminators.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.