Help ID oddball SCSI controller
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Sun Apr 16 11:52:15 CDT 2006
>Date: Fri, 07 Apr 2006 08:54:02 -0700
>From: Don Y <dgy at DakotaCom.Net>
>Card is full length. PCI. Appears to be made by IBM
>(FRU 76H6875). Has three AIC-7880's on it connected to
>External connector appears to be LVD or SE (bummer, I
>was hoping to find a HVD in this box of goodies...)
>I'll assume it's a RAID controller.
I don't know anything about any RAID features, but the AIC-7880
supports Ultra-Wide SCSI, but not LVD. So assuming the firmware
also supports it, you should have UW and earlier support on that card.
The 7880 is the chip used on the Adaptec 2940UW and the 3940UW, but
the 3940UW is just a DEC PCI-PCI bridge with two 7880 chips hanging
off of it--basically two 2940UWs on the same card with a PPB to make
it fit in one PCI slot.
Some of the very late model Adaptec 2940UWs used a later chip (such
as the Dual and the Pro models) but the vast bulk of the 2940UWs used
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