Subject: Re: current state of NCR driver?
To: Ty Sarna <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/26/1996 10:16:45
On Mon, 25 Mar 1996, Ty Sarna wrote:

> What's the current state of the ncr driver? Is it reasonably stable? I
> might be able to get a ASUS PCI/I-486SP3G+AMD 486DX4/100 system (onboard
> 53c810), but it'd have to be stable with a Quantum Fireball 1080, Sony
> cdrom, etc. 

At this point I'm using <$NetBSD: ncr.c,v 1.23 1995/12/28 08:58:15
thorpej Exp> back-ported to my 1.0 system (ASUS PVI-486 SP3 with an
HP SureStore, Quantum LP340 and a Sony CD-ROM drive) and I've had no
problems at all. I did have a problem with the HP drive, which seems
to have troubles with tagged command queuing, but adding

options         SCSI_NCR_MAX_TAGS=0

to my config file has fixed that. The loss of tagged command queuing
doesn't hurt much, since none of my other devices used it anyway.


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