Subject: Re: VS2K and NetBSD and SCSI and MFM
To: Schaffer Andras <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 02/26/1999 15:48:47
On Thu, 25 Feb 1999, Schaffer Andras wrote:
> And I also made a happy discovery. The SCSI bus IS supported in the -current
> kernel. It found SCSI bus (ncr0, and 8 targets) found my 300Megs Seagate
> thingy on it, and even can disklabel, newfs and mount it. The only sad thing
> is the speed, it's painfully slooooow. Is it by design or just some bugs ?
It is probably still using PIO rather than DMA. (Which is still
better than no access - the case a few months back :)
> I also tried to put an SCSI CD-ROM *Sony CDU-561* to the bus. The kernel
> recognized it as /dev/cd0 but when i try to mount, i get an "operation not
> supported: message (of course with mount_cd9660) with mount_ffs i got
> "invalid superblock" which is sounds correct. Is it by designt or i just
> missed something ?
Did you use the '-r' flag to mount readonly?
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