Subject: Re: VS4000/60 booting question
To: John A. Maier <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: port-vax
Date: 02/23/2000 11:39:29
On Tue, Feb 22, 2000 at 09:43:34PM -0600, John A. Maier wrote:

> The web page states that the 4000/60 is supported but the NCR53C94
> SCSI controller isn't.
> 3) If I wanted to dip my grubby hand into driver writing, is there
> docs available on the chip/interface?

The ncr53c94 SCSI controller is used in both pmax and alpha ports, with
an MI driver being used on the alpha.  (pmax will be switched to MI very

"It's just a simple matter of coding."(tm) Ideally you can just
glue sys/dev/ic/ncr53c9x.c to vsbus(?) somehow, and have things work
magically.  ;)

  Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |
  "Time Correct function allows automatically correcting slight variation
   of your key touching manner."  --  Roland MSQ-700 manual