OpenFirmware and interrupt-map
stepan at suse.de
Wed Feb 4 18:59:00 CET 2004
* Eric W. Biederman <ebiederman at lnxi.com> [040205 00:39]:
> > Yes, the Alpha was able to initialize RAID/SCSI x86 option roms. SRM was
> > even defining an os callback to execute intXX calls from a running
> > operating system. Unfortunately it was never implemented.
> Interesting. I do know that the RAID/SCSI x86 option roms in general
> were not needed on the Alpha. Do you know of any RAID/SCSI cards that
> actually need their option ROM to be run?
I think the DAC960 was one of those. It even needed a special firmware
version to run through the CPU emulation iirc.
Stefan Reinauer, SUSE LINUX AG
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