Subject: Re: 2940 & netbsd-current
To: Justin T. Gibbs <email@example.com>
From: Charles M. Hannum <mycroft@MIT.EDU>
Date: 03/30/1996 03:42:05
"Justin T. Gibbs" <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.