Subject: Re: Heads up: new ahc driver committed
To: Frank van der Linden <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/20/2003 16:10:53
On Sunday, April 20, 2003, at 02:12  PM, Frank van der Linden wrote:

> Something like:
> 	* issue new req ADAPTER_REQ_GET_PARAMS to channel, which may
> 	  contain things like "should we reset this channel or not",
> 	  and perhaps other info
> 	* if reset is wanted, issue ADAPTER_REQ_BUS_RESET
> 	* wait SCSI_DELAY seconds.
> 	* start probing.

I've been thinking about this, yes.  The GET_PARAMS request could also 
e.g. specify the maximum sync rate for parallel-scsi busses that the 
controller can handle, etc.

We also need more flexible "set transfer speed" so we can implement 
domain validation for U160 and U320 controllers.

         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>