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Date:      Mon, 4 Nov 1996 10:38:38 -0700 (MST)
From:      Don Yuniskis <>
To:        epearson@olac.Berkeley.EDU (Erik A. Pearson)
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD & Adaptec 1542CP
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.WNT.3.95.961104085846.-394021A-100000@ep.olac.Berkeley.EDU> from "Erik A. Pearson" at Nov 4, 96 09:04:34 am

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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?

Huh???  Are you *sure* about that?  I'm running 2.1R on a 1542CP as we
speak...  I think I even have patches (P.Default??) as far back as
for this card...

> > 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, as I am not sure where something
> > like this would be kept.
> > 
> > 	Mike L.
> > 	Technical Support
> > 	Walnut Creek CDROM

I'd be interested in how this shakes out -- since I haven't installed
2.1.5R yet...


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