Subject: Re: VS4000/60 booting question
To: John A. Maier <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: port-vax
Date: 02/24/2000 09:49:53
On Wed, Feb 23, 2000 at 11:39:29AM -0800, Aaron J. Grier wrote:
> 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.
> [SNIP]
> > 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
> soon...)
... and Amiga.

Actually, those boards use FAS 2x6 chips.

> "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.  ;)

yes :-)


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