Subject: Re: EATA protocol
To: None <>
From: Andy Doran <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/01/1999 20:48:05
On Tue, 1 Jun 1999, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 01, 1999 at 07:33:41PM +0000, Andy Doran wrote:
> > Quick question: aside from DPT and rebadged DPT controllers, does anybody
> > know of other EATA controllers?
> Me not, at least I think so.
> Please expand the acronyms, for the curious between us.

DPT are Distributed Processing Technology. They make all sorts of RAID and
fibre channel controllers, and related bits of kit:

EATA or "Extended AT Attachment" is a protocol standard defined by the CAM
folks. It seems their vision was that one day many SCSI controllers would
speak this, thus meaning you could use the same driver machinery.

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