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Date:      Mon, 4 Nov 1996 09:04:34 -0800 ()
From:      "Erik A. Pearson" <epearson@olac.Berkeley.EDU>
To:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD & Adaptec 1542CP
Message-ID:  <Pine.WNT.3.95.961104085846.-394021A-100000@ep.olac.Berkeley.EDU>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.BSF.3.95.961101102814.24395C-100000@mother.cdrom.com>

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Dear FreeBSD people,

I am hoping to get FreeBSD working with an Adaptec 1542CP SCSI card, but
it doesn't seem to be working, and I've now been informed that FreeBSD
2.1.5 does not support the 5142CP, but that later fixes may address this
issue. Could you provide some guidance please?

On a related matter, I also can't get my Mitsumi LU002 to work either, as
it times out too much. BTW, both cards work fine with Linux, so the
hardware end should be fine.

Thanks in advance,

Erik Pearson

On Fri, 1 Nov 1996, Mike Leach wrote:

> 
> 
> 
> On Mon, 28 Oct 1996, Erik A Pearson wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I just received FreeBSD 2.1.5, but it doesn't seem to correctly utilize
> > my Adaptec 1542CP SCSI driver to access a a MediaVision CD-ROM. The
> > setup works fine with Linux, but FreeBSD times out while accessing the
> > drive. Do you know if this is a known problem and is fixed in the latest
> > SNAP?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > Erik Pearson
> 
> 
> The Adaptec 1542CP is not compatible with other 1542 controllers.
> This has something to do with "plug n play" features that were added.
> 
> The current beta version of FreeBSD supports it, but unfortunately, that
> is not on the cdrom.  There may be an updated beta install floppy disk
> image that you can use.  If you are interested in this, please send an
> e-mail inquiry to questions@freebsd.org, as I am not sure where something
> like this would be kept.
> 
> 	Mike L.
> 	Technical Support
> 	Walnut Creek CDROM
> 
> 




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