Subject: Re: stray interrupt: vector 0x18, ipl 31 on VAX boot
To: Chuck McManis , <>
From: Lyle Bickley <>
List: port-vax
Date: 05/18/2003 08:50:24
I'll try booting NetBSD with an Emulex UC07 when I get a shot (about a we=
ek). =20
Under OpenVMS it will boot the same(!) SCSI disk as will a KZQSA - of cou=
using MSCP as opposed to SCSI.

Is it likely to work??


On Sunday 18 May 2003 08:21, Chuck McManis wrote:
> Ragge is correct, the KZQSA card is not a supported SCSI adapter under
> NetBSD. You need an MSCP emulating SCSI card (or an MSCP emulating DSSI
> card) to boot NetBSD.
> --Chuck
> At 10:49 AM 5/18/2003 +0200, wrote:
> >The vector 0x4 interrupt is "machine check". And looking at the config
> >it's obvious, you are trying to boot from some unsupported device,
> >therefore referencing some memory address that does not exist.
> >
> >"boot dka0" would ask the boot program to load a kernel named "dka0"
> >from the default boot device, which probably is unsupported if you
> >loaded it from the SCSI adapter.
> >
> >-- Ragge

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