Re: howto boot alpha via SRM without supported SCSI controller
Norbert Preining <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> >> The Digital Tulip series usually work well (surprise). They are
>> >> getting rare these days, though.
>> I've used several tulip cards, never had a problem. What does lspci
>> identify it as?
> 00:05.0 Ethernet controller: Digital Equipment Corporation DECchip 21140 [FasterNet] (rev 22)
> Subsystem: D-Link System Inc DFE-500TX Fast Ethernet
> Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 32, IRQ 25
> I/O ports at 8800 [size=128]
> Memory at 000000000a104000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=128]
> Expansion ROM at 000000000a080000 [disabled] [size=256K]
> What do you have in your machine?
My tulip cards are genuine Digital brand cards, which might explain
> BTW: As you seem to have a SX164, too: Do you experience `autistic'
> behaviour (ie, noreaction to kbd, net, whatever, but still working
> because I see -- after reboot -- marks in the syslog file) when the
> SX164 is connected to a 100Mb port? As soon as we plug our SX164 into a
> 100Mb port and there is heavy networking load, the machine suddenly
> becomes autistic as described.
I haven't seen any of that behavior.