Subject: Re: SCSI Controllers [comp.unix.bsd.netbsd.misc #592]
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
From: Michael L. VanLoon -- <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/01/1996 09:40:01
I'm working on it...  It's in the very early stages, however...

>------ Forwarded Article <4r5cdn$>
>------ From (Carl S. Shapiro)
>James Raynard ( wrote:
>(stuff cut out)
>: None of the free OS's support them AFAIK as all the necessary info is
>: subject to NDA's. However, I remember seeing someone on one of the
>: FreeBSD mailing lists saying they were negotiating with DPT and they
>: thought it looked reasonably promising.
>Linux does indeed support the DPT caching SCSI cards.  Juding by the
>comments in the Linux DPT driver source, DTP actually provided some
>measure of assistance.  If somebody actually cares to write a driver for 
>NetBSD/FreeBSD, I would not mind providing assitance in the form of an 
>EISA SmartCache+ card loan/purchase (provided I had some kind of 
>gaurantee of something being produce).  Good Luck.
>------ End of Forwarded Article

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