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Re: Adaptec 2940UW problem

Am Mon, 30 Okt 2000 18:05:57 schrieb Martin Maciaszek:
> On Mon, Oct 30, 2000 at 02:01:28PM +0100, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> > Am Mon, 30 Okt 2000 13:09:08 schrieb Martin Maciaszek:
> > > I tried to install GNU/Hurd on my computer. AFAIR Hurd supports
> > > the Adaptec AHA-2940UW. So I unpacked the tarball. Unfortunately
> > > the kernel doesn't boot very far. It detects the Adaptec but
> > > hangs there. From Linux I know that the next step would be to
> > > detect the devices attached to the Adaptec. But nothing happens.
> > 
> > The version of the linux driver we use is quite old and broken.
> > You experience the same problem here as with linux two years ago.
> > You can try to update the 2940 driver in gnumach and cross compile
> > your own. Try the latest driver of the 2.0.x series, and let us know if
> > you have success.
> > 
> Oh, that's too much work for now. I don't have enough place to
> compile a cross-compiler. I guess I'll have to wait until the
> driver is officially updated.

As you probably already have a compiler for i386 linux, let me tell you
that with make-cross, you can have a compiler in a couple of kilobytes
(not megabytes). And, gnumach can be compiled with the linux compiler
as well.


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