[pups] Can't get a second DZQ11 to configure?!
bob at jfcl.com
Tue Nov 1 05:32:01 AEST 2005
/etc/dtab ... Yes, that does fix the problem!
Thanks very, very much ...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robin Birch [mailto:robinb at ruffnready.co.uk]
> Sent: Monday, October 31, 2005 11:01 AM
> To: bob at jfcl.com
> Cc: pups at minnie.tuhs.org
> Subject: Re: [pups] Can't get a second DZQ11 to configure?!
> If it is what I think it is then you will need to add the device to
> /etc/devtab (I think that's the file). 2.11 doesn't just
> detect what's
> there. The kernel build puts the drivers in place but it's
> devtab that
> switches them on.
> In message <002601c5de38$dbe5ea20$0401a8c0 at jfcl.com>, Robert
> <bob at jfcl.com> writes
> >Hi Guys,
> > I've got a 11/73 with 2.11BSD. The hardware configuration
> is pretty
> >typical - RQDX3, DEQNA, TK50, and one DZQ11. Everything
> runs fine, but
> >now I need to install a second DZQ. The first DZQ has csr
> 160100 and
> >vector 300, so according to my calculations the second should be at
> >160110 and vector 310. I set the switches, install the
> card, and then
> >edit my system configuration to change NDZ to be 2, rebuild
> the kernel,
> >reboot, and, .... Disappointment!
> > When it gets up to init, it says:
> > init: configure system
> > dz 0 csr 160100 vector 300 attached
> > ra 0 .... 172150 .... 154
> > tms 0 .... 174500 ... 260
> > ... etc ...
> >nothing about the second DZQ. Everything else still works,
> >the original DZQ11, and it boots up just fine except that there's no
> >sign of the second DZQ11.
> > I figured I made a mistake building the kernel, so I
> double check my
> >kernel configuration and yes, the file dz.h contains
> "#define NDZ 2".
> >Just to be safe I delete all the objects from my machine's
> >configuration directory and rebuild the entire kernel from sources
> >(takes a couple of hours on a 11/73!). Still no joy - init
> only finds
> >one DZ... And I'm sure I'm booting the new kernel because of the
> >timestamp it prints out when you boot it.
> > At this point I figured it's a hardware problem. Just to
> be sure, I
> >pulled out both DZQs and swapped the switch settings on the
> two cards.
> >This makes the original DZQ card now the "second" one at
> 160110/310 and
> >the new card the "first" DZQ at 160100/300. Put it all back
> >and boot it up again - same results! Init finds the first
> DZ but not
> >the second! Moreover, all the serial ports on the back that are now
> >connected to dz0 (which is the card that used to be the second dz)
> >still work! Of course, the ports on dz 1 (which is the card
> that used
> >to work) are now dead. It seems like the two DZQ11 cards must be OK.
> > Oh, and BTW, I even used the 11/73's console ODT to verify
> that all
> >addresses from 17760100 to 17760117 respond.
> > The only explanation I'm left with is a configuration problem. Is
> >there something I don't know about rebuilding the 2.11bsd
> kernel? Is
> >160110/310 the wrong location for the second DZQ11?
> > Thanks much, any suggestions are appreciated.
> >Bob Armstrong
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> >PUPS at minnie.tuhs.org http://minnie.tuhs.org/mailman/listinfo/pups
> Robin Birch
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