Subject: Re: 2940 & netbsd-current
To: Justin T. Gibbs <>
From: Charles M. Hannum <mycroft@MIT.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 03/30/1996 03:42:05
"Justin T. Gibbs" <> writes:

> With the FlashPoint, Buslogic
> is moving to use the same strategy as Adaptec has in its aic7xxx product
> line and as you may know, is doing the exact same thing as Adaptec
> has:  It will not release its firmware so the FlashPoint will not be
> supported by any Free un*x until someone rewrites the firmware.

Last I knew, BusLogic hadn't even released the documentation one would
need to do that.  This doesn't bode well for the future, but...

> The Buslogic driver is so mature that it doesn't support tagged-queuing,
> use all of the mail boxes on the card, etc.

Some of us are working on that.