Subject: Re: aic7899 support ?
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/11/2001 20:40:48
On Fri, May 11, 2001 at 08:32:12PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> does someone run NetBSD with a aic7899 SCSI adapter (that is,
> "Adaptec 3960D Ultra160 SCSI adapter" or "Adaptec (Compaq OEM) 3960D Ultra160
> SCSI adapter") ?
> Someone gets a uvm_fault in the driver at init time with such an adapter,
> and I don't see why ...

I have a 7899 in one of my machines:

ahc1 at pci0 dev 13 function 0
ahc1: interrupting at irq 5
ahc1: aic7899 Wide Channel A, SCSI Id=7, 16/255 SCBs
scsibus0 at ahc1: 16 targets, 8 luns per target

ahc2 at pci0 dev 13 function 1
ahc2: interrupting at irq 11
ahc2: aic7899 Wide Channel B, SCSI Id=7, 16/255 SCBs
scsibus1 at ahc2: 16 targets, 8 luns per target
sd0 at scsibus0 target 0 lun 0: <IBM, DDYS-T36950N, S93E> SCSI3 0/direct fixed
sd0: 35003 MB, 15110 cyl, 12 head, 395 sec, 512 bytes/sect x 71687340 sectors
sd0: Sync (25.0ns offset 63), 16-bit (80.000MB/s) transfers, tagged queueing
scsibus1: waiting 2 seconds for devices to settle...

It's been working fine so far (not in 160 mode, since the ahc driver
needs an update for that). I've been pounding on the disk fairly hard,
of course, with only one device attached, that's not really a

- Frank

Frank van der Linden                 
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