Annotation of wikisrc/ports/hp300.mdwn, revision 1.1

1.1     ! mspo        1: [[!template id=port
        !             2: port="hp300"
        !             3: cur_rel="6.0"  
        !             4: future_rel="7.0"
        !             5: changes_cur="6.0"
        !             6: changes_future="7.0"
        !             7: thumbnail="http://www.netbsd.org/images/ports/hp300/320.gif"
        !             8: about="""
        !             9: NetBSD/hp300 is the port of NetBSD to Hewlett-Packard 9000 Series 300 and 400
        !            10: workstations. It runs on almost all workstations from this generation. Series
        !            11: 700 and 800 workstations are not currently supported, but work is underway on
        !            12: [NetBSD/hp700](ports/hp700).
        !            13: 
        !            14: NetBSD/hp300 is based on work done by David P. Davis at the University of
        !            15: California, Berkeley and the Systems Programming Group at the University of Utah
        !            16: Department of Computer Science, beginning in the mid-80's. It was imported into
        !            17: the NetBSD source tree on May 13, 1993. Special thanks are extended to David and
        !            18: the Systems Programming Group for their work. Without it, the port would not
        !            19: exist.
        !            20: 
        !            21: [hp300 FAQ](ports/hp300faq)
        !            22: """
        !            23: supported_hardware="""
        !            24: All systems with a FPU are supported in NetBSD/hp300 (this excludes the 310 and
        !            25: 332). Systems marked with a "*" do not support the built-in framebuffer. You
        !            26: will need to [set up a serial console](ports/hp300faq.html#serial400) on these
        !            27: machines.
        !            28: 
        !            29: The minimal configuration for a NetBSD/hp300 system requires 4M of RAM and about
        !            30: 40M of disk space. For a full installation (including source and X11), at least
        !            31: 8M of RAM and 200M of disk space are recommended. 
        !            32: 
        !            33: ###Supported Systems
        !            34: * 320
        !            35: * 318, 319, 330
        !            36: * 340
        !            37: * 350
        !            38: * 360
        !            39: * 362
        !            40: * 370
        !            41: * 345, 375
        !            42: * 380
        !            43: * 382
        !            44: * 385
        !            45: * 400s, 400t, 400dl
        !            46: * 425s, 425t, 425dl
        !            47: * 425e \*
        !            48: * 433s, 433t, 433dl
        !            49: 
        !            50: 'note'
        !            51:   > Series 400 machines must be configured in ["HP-UX Compatible Boot Mode".
        !            52:   > Follow these instructions](ports/hp300faq.html#domaintohpux) in the FAQ.
        !            53: 
        !            54: Some specific configurations of the above models don't support a local console.
        !            55: The 425e (and some rare 4XXt and 4XXdl machines) have their graphics device on
        !            56: the SGC bus, which is currently unsupported. Also, to use local console on a
        !            57: Series 400 workstation, you must currently use a HP-HIL keyboard/mouse (instead
        !            58: of Domain keyboard/mouse). 
        !            59: 
        !            60: ###Supported Hardware
        !            61: Devices (driver names in parenthesis) supported by NetBSD/hp300 include (list may not be complete):
        !            62: 
        !            63: * CPUs:
        !            64:   * 318 (16 MHz 68020, with built-in monochrome framebuffer, no expansion)
        !            65:   * 319 (16 MHz 68020, with built-in 6 bit color framebuffer, no expansion)
        !            66:   * 320 (16 MHz 68020, 16 KB L2 cache, up to 7.5 MB RAM) requires Human
        !            67:     Interface board
        !            68:   * 330 (16 MHz 68020, 4 MB on motherboard, up to 8 MB RAM) requires Human
        !            69:     Interface board
        !            70:   * 340 (16 MHz 68030, up to 16 MB RAM)
        !            71:   * 345 (50 MHz 68030 with 32 KB L2 cache, up to 128 MB RAM, built-in SCSI)
        !            72:   * 350 (25 MHz 68020, 32 KB L2 cache, up to 48 MB RAM) requires Human Interface
        !            73:     board
        !            74:   * 360 (25 MHz 68030, with 4 MB RAM built-in, up to 48 MB RAM) requires System
        !            75:     Interface board
        !            76:   * 362 (25 MHz 68030 with unsupported framebuffer, up to 16 MB RAM, built-in
        !            77:     SCSI)
        !            78:   * 370 (33 MHz 68030, 64 KB L2 cache, up to 48 MB RAM) requires System
        !            79:     Interface board
        !            80:   * 375 (50 MHz 68030 with 32 KB L2 cache, up to 128 MB RAM, built-in SCSI)
        !            81:   * 380 (25 MHz 68040, up to 128 MB RAM, built-in SCSI)
        !            82:   * 382 (25 MHz 68040 with unsupported framebuffer, up to 32 MB RAM, built-in
        !            83:     SCSI)
        !            84:   * 385 (33 MHz 68040, up to 128 MB RAM, built-in SCSI)
        !            85:   * 400s, 400t, 400dl (50 MHz 68030 with 32 KB L2 cache, built-in SCSI, up to
        !            86:     128 MB RAM)
        !            87:   * 425s, 425t, 425dl (25 MHz 68040 with built-in SCSI, up to 128 MB RAM)
        !            88:   * 425e (25 MHz 68040 with unsupported framebuffer, built-in SCSI)
        !            89:   * 433s, 433t, 433dl (33 MHz 68040 with built-in SCSI, up to 128 MB RAM)
        !            90: * HP-IB devices (known working, possibly more):
        !            91:   * 98624 HP-IB interface (DIO-I board or built-in) (nhpib)
        !            92:   * 98625A and 98625B 'fast' HP-IB interface (DIO-I board or daughtercard for
        !            93:     98562) (fhpib)
        !            94:   * CS80 Hard drives: 2200, 2203, 7912, 7914, 7933, 7936, 7937, 7945, 7946,
        !            95:     7957, 7958, and 7959 (rd)
        !            96:   * CS80 tape drives - Low density, 16 track (67 MB): 7912, 7914, 7946, and 9144
        !            97:     (ct) Cannot read or write 32 track tapes
        !            98:   * CS80 tape drives - High density, 32 track (134 MB): 9145 (ct) Cannot write
        !            99:     to 16 track tapes (only read)
        !           100:   * Half-inch tape drives: 7974A, 7978A, 7980A, and 7980XC (mt)
        !           101:   * Printers and plotters: 7475, 7585, and ThinkJet (ppi)
        !           102:   * Floppy drives: 9122, 9134 (possibly others) (rd) requires use of HP-UX LIF
        !           103:     utilities via emulation
        !           104: * SCSI devices:
        !           105:   * 98265A SCSI interface (DIO-I board, daughtercard for 98562, or built-in)
        !           106:     (spc)
        !           107:   * All SCSI devices supported by machine-independent SCSI drivers.
        !           108: * RS-232 serial interfaces (supports terminals, ppp, and printers/plotters):
        !           109:   * built-in single serial port on System Interface board and Human Interface
        !           110:     board (com)
        !           111:   * built-in Apollo 4-port on Series 400 workstations (com)
        !           112:   * 98638 8-port (DIO-II board, appears to kernel as two 98642 devices) (dcm)
        !           113:   * 98642 4-port (DIO-I board) (dcm)
        !           114:   * 98626, 98644 built-in or add-on (DIO-I board) single serial port (com)
        !           115: * Network Interfaces:
        !           116:   * 98643 built-in and add-on (DIO-I board) Ethernet cards (le)
        !           117: * Graphics Devices (wsdisplay):
        !           118:   * 98544 monochrome Topcat (1024x768, 1 bit, DIO-II) (topcat)
        !           119:   * 98545A color Topcat (1024x768, 4 bits, DIO-II) (topcat)
        !           120:   * 98547 color Topcat (1024x768, 6 bits) (topcat)
        !           121:   * 98548A monochrome Catseye (1024x768, 1 bit) (topcat)
        !           122:   * 98549A color Catseye (1024x768, 6 bits) (topcat)
        !           123:   * 98550A Catseye Hi-Res Color (a.k.a. CH) (1280x1024 @ 60 Hz, 8 bits, DIO-II)
        !           124:     (topcat)
        !           125:   * 98700 and 98710 Gatorbox (1280x1024 @ 60 Hz, 4 or 8 bits) (gbox) Requires
        !           126:     98287 (DIO-I board) to connect to workstation
        !           127:   * 98720 and 98721 color Renaissance SRX (1280x1024 @ 60 Hz, 8, 12 or 24 bits)
        !           128:     (rbox) Requires 98724 (DIO-I board) or 98725 (DIO-II board) to connect to
        !           129:     workstation
        !           130:   * 98730 and 98731 DaVinci TurboSRX (1280x1024 @ 60 Hz, 8, 16, or 24 bits)
        !           131:     (dvbox) Requires 98726A (DIO-II board) to connect to workstation
        !           132:   * A1096A monochrome Hyperion (1280x1024, 1 bit) (hyper)
        !           133:   * A1416A Kathmandu (a.k.a. Color VRX) (1280x1024 @ 60 hz, 8 bits, DIO-II)
        !           134:     (topcat)
        !           135: * HP-HIL devices:
        !           136:   * 98561 Human Interface board (DIO-I board with serial port, HP-HIL, and
        !           137:     HP-IB) (hil)
        !           138:   * Keyboards (hilkbd)
        !           139:   * Two and three button mice (hilms)
        !           140:   * 46094 Quadrature Port (supports normal serial mice)
        !           141:   * ID modules (hilid)
        !           142: * Miscellaneous boards/interfaces:
        !           143:   * 98562 System Interface board (DIO-II board with serial port, HP-HIL, HP-IB,
        !           144:     DMA, and Ethernet, has optional fast HP-IB or SCSI daughterboard)
        !           145:   * 98620 DMA card (DIO-I board, for use with 98561)
        !           146: 
        !           147: """
        !           148: 
        !           149: unsupported_hardware="""
        !           150: The following HP workstations are not and will never be supported under
        !           151: NetBSD/hp300 due to extremely different architectures:
        !           152: 9000 Series 100, 9000 Series 200, 9000 Series 500, 9000 Series 600, 9000 Series
        !           153: 700, 9000 Series 800, 9000 Series 900, 3000 Series, Apollo DNXXXXX
        !           154: 
        !           155: ###Unsupported Devices
        !           156: When you try booting from a system with a framebuffer that is not supported by
        !           157: NetBSD/hp300, the screen will turn black, and it will try using the serial port
        !           158: for the console.
        !           159: 
        !           160: * CPUs:
        !           161:   * 310 (10 MHz 68010, with built-in monochrome framebuffer, rs232 (25 pin),
        !           162:     hil, and slow hpib)
        !           163:   * 332 (16? MHz 68030, with no floating point unit)
        !           164: * Graphics Devices:
        !           165:   * SGC support (for 425e built-in EVRX framebuffer)
        !           166:   * SGC support (for some rare configurations of 4XXt and 4XXdl workstations)
        !           167:   * 98702 TurboVRX DIO-II graphics device
        !           168:   * 98705 Tigershark PersonalVRX DIO-II graphics device
        !           169:   * internal video on models 362/382
        !           170: * HP-HIL devices:
        !           171:   * Graphics tablets
        !           172:   * Dial boxes
        !           173: * Miscellaneous boards/interfaces
        !           174:   * domain keyboard and mouse, on Series 400 workstations.
        !           175:   * parallel port, on 345, 362, 375, 380, 382, 385, and Series 400 workstations
        !           176:   * EISA support, on Series 400 workstations
        !           177:   * Token Ring cards (a.k.a. ATR)
        !           178:   * VME bus adapter, on Series 300 workstations
        !           179:   * 98625C fast HP-IB option on models 345 and 375
        !           180:   * 98628 serial (supported by 4.4BSD as dcl)
        !           181:   * internal SCSI floppy drive on 362, 382, and 425e
        !           182: 
        !           183: Here are a few links that might be of interest to anyone with HP hardware not
        !           184: supported by NetBSD/hp300:
        !           185: 
        !           186: * [NetBSD/hp700](ports/hp700)
        !           187: * [HP9000/300 Linux](http://www.tazenda.demon.co.uk/phil/linux-hp/)
        !           188: * [Apollo Frequently Asked Questions](http://mit.edu/kolya/www/csa-faq.html)
        !           189: * [Apollo/DOMAIN Computer Info](http://www.zepa.net/apollo/)
        !           190: 
        !           191: """
        !           192: additional="""
        !           193: ###Known Problems/Wishlist
        !           194: 
        !           195: Known problems with this port (aside from the missing/poor drivers listed below):
        !           196: 
        !           197: * Items in the NetBSD/hp300 Problem Reports database
        !           198: * bootloader problems:
        !           199:   * turns screen black if the graphics device is unsupported (e.g. 425e, 382,
        !           200:     362, 98705, or 98702 console)
        !           201:   * is very slow when connecting to some linux nfs servers, due to mismatched
        !           202:     block size. See fix in the Diskless HOW-TO
        !           203: * SYS_INST (installer) problems:
        !           204:   * Doesn't do error checking on disklabel entries
        !           205:   * very slow nfs transfers of miniroot (particularly from linux)
        !           206:   * doesn't support streaming from ct devices (such as the 9145)
        !           207:   * hangs if filename of miniroot on server is wrong
        !           208: 
        !           209: Items that already have support, but need to be rewritten.
        !           210: 
        !           211: * standalone bootstrap drivers
        !           212: * ppi (printer/plotter on HP-IB driver)
        !           213: * dcl driver in 4.3BSD but not NetBSD
        !           214: 
        !           215: ###Related LInks
        !           216: * [HPBSD: Utah's 4.3bsd port for HP9000 series machines](http://www.flux.utah.edu/~mike/hpbsd/hpbsd.html)
        !           217: * [Michael Wolfson's Fatmac Guide to HP9000/300 hardware](http://www.nosflow.com/~mw/hp300/)
        !           218: * [Ross Sponholtz's HP9000/300 hardware FAQ](http://www.nosflow.com/~mw/hp300/FAQ/rossspon/hp300faq.htm)
        !           219: 
        !           220: """
        !           221: 
        !           222: ]]
        !           223: [[!tag tier2port]]

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