Subject: Re: 160MB/s (was Re: scsibus capabilities.)
To: NetBSD Kernel Technical Discussion List <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/22/2002 22:15:29
On Mon, May 20, 2002 at 06:35:09PM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> [ On Monday, May 20, 2002 at 19:17:56 (+0200), Manuel Bouyer wrote: ]
> > Subject: Re: 160MB/s (was Re: scsibus capabilities.)
> >
> > There are CAM bits in the core portion. It's possible that the linux
> > version includes a CAM emulation, but as the linux version is GPL'd we
> > can't use it.
> Then there must be CAM emulation bits in the NetBSD version too, no?
> Or were the CAM bits removed from the core portion during the last port?

They were removed, or weren't there. The driver which was ported, and
the current freebsd driver are very, very different in the interfaces they

> Either way the port of the FreeBSD AHC driver to NetBSD has already been
> done once and the guy who did it says it'll take another SCSI-familiar
> driver author about a week to re-do again from the current FreeBSD
> sources -- without chip documentation.....

What's silly is that with docs it would take less time to port it properly
integrated in scsipi.

Manuel Bouyer <>