[rescue] u2 drive trays

vance at neurotica.com vance at neurotica.com
Tue Aug 19 12:29:12 CDT 2003

On Tue, 19 Aug 2003, Paul Weissmann wrote:

> > > I'm contemplating porting the OpenBSD driver soon, because it
> > > doesn't look like too much work.
> >
> > Cool.  Doesn't it work under NetBSD/sparc64 already, or am I imagining
> > things?
> nah, i don't think so. it still has endianess problems on sparc64 iirc.

Works fine on my big-endian PCI RS/6000 PReP machine.

> > > But, yeah, they work great under 'doze, DEC anything, or any PC
> > > Unix-alike.  The problem being that no PC or DEC is on the backbone
> > > of my network (where I want to invest in FDDI)--there're only Sun
> > > and SGI there.
> >
> > It works on a variety of architectures here under NetBSD.  Alpha, PC,
> > PowerMac, and Evbppc, from off the top of my head.  There's probably
> > more there too.
> ppc support is quite new, from -current some months ago, as i recall.
> but the driver originally ran on little-endian machines for quite a
> while on a broader base (i386, alpha). not so many people used this on
> big-endian machines, i.e. the defpa driver support is not that far is on
> the little-endian machines.

I see.

Peace...  Sridhar

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