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Re: [Qemu-devel] Old DGUX Machine and Adaptec SCSI PCI Controller

From: Artyom Tarasenko
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Old DGUX Machine and Adaptec SCSI PCI Controller
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2010 11:41:05 +0200

2010/7/25 DG UX <address@hidden>:
> Hello all,
> We have an old DG/UX machine (2 actually), in production use (scary, I
> know).
> These days I am trying to virtualize/emulate those machines. As we cannot
> upgrade / reinstall the applications on a different platfrom, I am trying to
> boot it up (DD'ed all the drives as images) and use it as is.
> Attempts with Qemu are going O.K for now, got the bootloader working, but it
> doesn't load up the kernel/sytem, probably because it excpects the original
> Adaptec SCSI PCI Controller of the disks.
> Currently, these DGUX machines only support Qlogic and Adaptec, no IDE
> whatsoever and no LSI.

What sort of Adaptec and Qlogic? qemu emulates a ncr53c9x chip for
sparc & ppc machines, and I think there used to be an Adaptec card
with this chip.

> Any way Qemu will support anything like that?
> I got to know these DGUX machines very well, and know all the logs locations
> and sys/hw info. If you need anything, including system/boot image, let me
> know.
> Thanks a lot for reading,
> Adam

Artyom Tarasenko

solaris/sparc under qemu blog: http://tyom.blogspot.com/

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