Subject: Re: Archive Python DAT problem with ahc 2940W
To: Andreas Wrede <>
From: Justin T. Gibbs <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/29/1997 21:54:46
>On Mon, 29 Sep 1997 18:48:11 MDT "Justin T. Gibbs" writes
>> >
>> >BIOS termination was set to automatic. 
>> I don't believe that the version of the aic7xxx driver currently in 
>> NetBSD supports auto-termination.  You need to set the termination
>> explicitly.
>The drive functioned fine when I configured the BIOS not to negotiate sync. 
>Would the termination problem not exist independently of sys/async config?

If you don't do sync, you don't load the bus as much and termination
is less of an issue.

>Andreas Wrede              Planix, Inc.
>         Networking, System Administration, Consulting
>      Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Justin T. Gibbs
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