Subject: Re: OT: firmware download utilities under NetBSD
To: Brian Buhrow <>
From: Greg A. Woods <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/20/2001 16:14:34
[ On Thursday, September 20, 2001 at 10:36:22 (-0700), Brian Buhrow wrote: ]
> Subject: OT: firmware download utilities under NetBSD
> 	I am looking for a utility that runs either under NetBSD or Solaris (sparc)
> which will let me download firmware to Seagate or IBM SCSI disk drives.
> I've found the fwdl utility at the University of Minnesota, but it says it
> only works with Seagate FCAL  drives.  Does anyone have any suggestions?

Do those disks just need a SCSI WRITE BUFFER command to load their
firmware?  If so then such a utility would be mightily handy for dealing
with Exabyte devices too!  ;-)

							Greg A. Woods

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