Subject: Re: ..about SCSI disconnect..
To: Jukka Marin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@LAGAVULIN.PDL.CS.CMU.EDU>
Date: 03/28/1995 01:03:01
> Is this an A3000 only problem? Ie. has disconnect/reselect been implemented
> in other NetBSD kernels (say, the one for Sparcs)?
It's actually a per-driver issue, not even a per-machine issue.
Some drivers implement disconnect/reconnection, some should but don't,
and others don't have to (e.g. with smart SCSI controllers that do all
of the work fro you).
> (Now that I'm whining again, does -current have dynamic disk buffers? I
> believe they would improve disk IO speed remarkably. Currently, an SS1 is
> 7 times as fast in real-world disk IO as A3000/NetBSD. Sigh.)
What is a "dynamic disk buffer"?