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Date:      Sat, 06 Jan 1996 09:01:15 -0800
From:      "Justin T. Gibbs" <>
To:        Neil Bradley <>
Subject:   Re: 2940/7870 SCSI problems 
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Sun, 07 Jan 1996 02:52:36." <> 

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>On bootup, I get "Can't read Serial EEPROM, using BIOS settings". This is
>because the 7870 on the motherboard stores the data in extended CMOS instead o
>on the onboard Serial EEPROM.

I need the output of a "boot -v" from you (enter -v at the boot prompt).
With that information, I can probably support the extended CMOS data.

>Putting the 2940 card in with the on-board controller causes a panic at bootup
>(the driver apparently doesn't like multiple 2940 cards in the same

What was the panic?  It wasn't complaining about the lack of unit numbers
was it?  If so, simply add another ahc entry in your kernel config file.


Justin T. Gibbs
  FreeBSD: Turning PCs into workstations

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