Subject: Re: Support for Adaptec AIC-7895?
To: Jason Thorpe , Matthew Jacob <>
From: Don Lewis <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/03/1998 14:27:19
On Jun 3,  8:36am, Jason Thorpe wrote:
} Subject: Re: Support for Adaptec AIC-7895?
} On Wed, 03 Jun 1998 08:36:02 -0700 
}  Matthew Jacob <> wrote:
}  > is in that. I've begun really liking the CAM stuff he's doing and
}  > am mulling over whether NetBSD ought to have it too- but this is
}  > not near term at all.
} What's so great about it?

I've heard a number of reports of significantly improved I/O performance.
The error recovery is also supposed to be better than the previous SCSI

} Note that NetBSD is going to have to basically
} rewrite the SCSI code anyway, for the multi-threaded kernel.  If Justin's
} CAM isn't up to par for that, well....

The CAM implementation is mostly functional in the FreeBSD SMP branch, though
I've heard several reports of a bug that Justin is having trouble tracking