Almost On-Topic: DEC AHA1742B Firmware

From: Tothwolf <>
Date: Fri Jan 4 23:14:45 2002

On Fri, 4 Jan 2002, Doc Shipley wrote:

> I just tripped on my Jensen box looking for the dial calipers, and
> that reminded me. I have a DEC 2000/150axp, working, and a copy of
> Digital Unix v4.0, licensed, that I want to run on it. The problem is
> the EISA SCSI firmware. The OS wants firmware version G2, my AHA1742
> has version G1. I tried the firmware images from Adaptec, but the DEC
> installer hurls on that too. Does anyone know where I might find DEC
> firmware upgrades for the SCSI adapter? Burning the EEPROMs isn't a
> problem.

I have a large pile of 1740/42 cards, including a few brand new ones. I
could dump the EPROMS if they would help any. I imagine they are mostly
still using the factory versions of their bios and microcode, but I never
have tested any of them.

Received on Fri Jan 04 2002 - 23:14:45 GMT

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