Jeff Sturm (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sat, 3 Apr 1999 14:48:48 -0500 (EST)
On Fri, 2 Apr 1999, Simon Shapiro wrote:
> 1. After a halt, the SRM (?) goes into a fast, endless loop of
> complaining that: TU PCI bus Error :CSR5: ffffffff
The kernel may be leaving the PCI bus in an unusable state after a
halt. I haven't heard of this bug before, but it wouldn't suprise me...
other Alpha platforms have exhibited the same problem from time to time.
> 2. Either FreeBSD disklabel does something really ugly, or it puts
> some DOSish junk on the disk, or it simply is not on good terms with
> Linux fdisk; They do not see each other's partitions at all. I
> tend to blame Linux fdisk because: a) I am known to be a FreeBSD
> bigot (I deny the allegation) :-) and b) Linux fdisk produces some
> odd numbers. Looks like it is truncating data.
> So, how do I install something useful that will not self-clobber in few
That's strange. The Linux disklabel program is compatible with Digital,
err, Tru64 Unix so I wouldn't expect a problem with FreeBSD...
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