Subject: Re: SCSI network
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
From: Eduardo E. Horvath <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/05/1999 08:15:15
On Tue, 5 Oct 1999, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 05, 1999 at 12:33:18PM +0930, Brett Lymn wrote:
> > 
> > FWIW I will add my A$0.02 that this can be done.  We had a project at
> > work that chained together a collection of MVME167 boards via their
> > scsi ports.  The OS was an in house developed multiprocessor,
> > multitasking message passing system which used the scsi bus as the
> > processor interconnect.  Unfortunately, I did not have anything to do
> > with the scsi hackery but the guys managed to get more than 8
> > processors on the scsi bus - perhaps they used the LUN address as well.
> Or they didn't do SCSI bus arbitration, but something else. If the mvme167
> scsi port is low-enough-level programmable, this should be doable, but would
> NOT help us.

Differential or wide will give 16 targets.

Eduardo Horvath
	"I need to find a pithy new quote." -- me