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Date:      Sat, 06 Jan 1996 09:01:15 -0800
From:      "Justin T. Gibbs" <gibbs@freefall.freebsd.org>
To:        Neil Bradley <root@synthcom.com>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: 2940/7870 SCSI problems 
Message-ID:  <199601061701.JAA04108@freefall.freebsd.org>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Sun, 07 Jan 1996 02:52:36." <199601061057.CAA01155@synthcom.com> 

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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
>f
>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
>machine).

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.

>-->Neil

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Justin T. Gibbs
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