Subject: Re: twe status queries?
To: None <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/02/2005 13:20:34
On Dec 2, 2005, at 12:24 PM, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:

> You'd need a 9500 series card, and we don't have a driver for those at
> the moment.  The FreeBSD driver treats them as SCSI host adapters, so
> porting it would not be trivial (Andy Doran, with minimal help from  
> erh
> and I, ported the structurally similar 'mly' driver over a weekend  
> a few
> years ago, but it was a _painful_ weekend for all involved) though it
> would certainly be possible.

And, of course, you can simply choose to glue an "ld" to it like the  
twe uses, and simply have the command protocol that the ld plugin  
uses look an awful lot like SCSI.

(I don't think the 9xxx's SCSI processing is sufficiently SCSI-enough  
to really be treated exactly like a SCSI device.)

-- thorpej