Subject: Re: NetBSD/vax QBUS IDE?!
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/21/2002 07:15:24
On Thu, Nov 21, 2002 at 02:31:32AM -0500, email@example.com wrote:
[ D00d, please use a mailer that line-wraps the text for you next time :-]
> I saw a site the other day while netsurfing, I can't remember the URL
> unfortunately. Someone actually developed a homebrew QBUS IDE controller.
> It doesn't support DMA, only PIO though. It might be slow and IDE blows
> as a standard but DSSI is dead and these RF30's I have won't last forever.
> Is there a driver in the works for this? I'm sure I'm not the only one on
> the list to see it, I'm sure if you look on google you can find it. I need
> more drive space and BSD isn't as small as it used to be. It took a lot of
> work to squeeze 1.5 on two RF30's hehe.
A driver for this should be trivial -- Would just need a "wdc_qbus" front-end
for the generic IDE controller driver that NetBSD has.
The hardest part would be putting the board together :-)
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>