preservation: linux and ST506/412 - SCSI bridge boards
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Sun Jun 25 19:21:43 CDT 2006
On 6/26/2006 at 1:01 AM Jules Richardson wrote:
>Out of interest, has anyone else ever managed to persuade linux to talk
>of the Xebec/Omti/Emulex/Adaptec ST506-SCSI bridge boards? Most of the
>are SASI, or at best semi-SCSI, so Linux refuses to talk to them.
Well, the firmware on the OMTI boards is in EPROM and the CPU's a Z8--it
shouldn't be too difficult to add an IDENTIFY command to it. I seem to
recall that the OMTI puts the geometry information into the transfer buffer
at bootup--but I'll have to check my docs.
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