Subject: Re: VAX 4000/300 runs NetBSD
To: Tom Ivar Helbekkmo <>
From: Chuck McManis <>
List: port-vax
Date: 06/04/1999 10:45:58
Fascinating, not the answer I would have expected but interesting. Does
this caveat apply to the KFQSA? (DSSI disk controller) I'm hoping to get
one of the uVaxen here booted on using this controller at some point.

At 12:20 PM 6/4/99 +0200, Tom wrote:
>No, and you should _never_ have one [KZQSA] in a system that doesn't support
>it!  It does things to the Qbus memory map that can cause errors
>elsewhere.  The documentation for the Ultrix KZQSA driver specifies
>explicitly that you have to build and install a kernel that supports
>it _before_ inserting the card into the Qbus.