Subject: Re: asc vs esp
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/22/1997 11:32:25
On Tue, 21 Jan 1997, Jason Thorpe wrote:

> I agree, however, that calling the NCR 53c810 driver "ncr" is
> inappropriate.  It should be called "siop", since it's the
> NCR SCSI I/O Processor.

It's particularly inappropriate since that's now a Symbios chip, not
an NCR chip. (It became so last year.)

Which just goes to show the futility of attempting to name drivers
for manufacturers. Naming things on a historical basis is as good
as any, since in the end the strings often either are or become


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