Subject: Re: IEEE 1394 Support (aka FireWire, Sony i.link)
To: Matt Thomas <email@example.com>
From: Matthias Drochner <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/09/1999 15:45:15
> Is anyone interested in this besides me?
This might become interesting for us. We need a fast link for
data acquisition / detector readout, and since ATM and SCI
didn't evolve as we hoped, this might be a high-bang-for-buck
and low-overhead candidate.
> So the question is what type of API should a 1394 present to the
SCSI and TCP would impose too much software overhead. We'd need
an interface to the raw asynchronous transfer (which is already