Subject: Re: Adaptec ASC 29160/39160 LVD
To: Patrick Welche <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/27/2005 22:03:55
On Thu, Oct 27, 2005 at 06:21:08PM +0100, Patrick Welche wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 26, 2005 at 07:37:03AM -0700, Aaron J. Grier wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 26, 2005 at 01:41:01PM +0200, Robert Vargason wrote:
> > > I need to connect a SCSI tape drive with a 68pin (?LVD ULTRA, 160
> > > SCSI?) connector to one of our NetBSD servers. therefore I will have
> > > to replace the old Symbios Logic 53c810a with a newer and more capable
> > > controller card. but I cannot find any controllers in the shops which
> > > are on the 'PCI Hardware Supported by NetBSD' webpage under SCSI host
> > > adapters with a 68pin external connector. all I can find are Adaptec
> > > ASC-29160 and ASC-29160N or ASC-39160. will any of these work under
> > > NetBSD? even NetBSD2.0? has somebody on this list experience with one
> > > of the Adaptec ASC controllers he is willing to share?
> > why not go with a LSI 53c1010 controller?
> I didn't have much fun with LSI 53c1030... cf kern/30531
53c1010 and 53c1030 are completely different controllers (the 53c1030 is
the new "MPT" serie of chips, while the 1010 is one of the last chip of the
earlier "SIOP" series). The 1030 requires the mpt(4) driver, while the
1010 uses the esiop(4) driver.
Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference