Subject: RE: scsi controllers
To: None <,>
From: Marc Wandschneider <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/30/1993 11:06:44
| From: Roland McGrath  <netmail!>
| I have an Adaptec 1542 in my ISA/VESA machine.  I now understand that
| I cannot use this controller when I get more than 16MB of memory.
| >From doc/INSTALL_NOTES it seems that since I don't have EISA, the only
| other SCSI controllers netbsd supports are the Ultrastor 14f and 3f.
| Is that the case?  Do these controllers work with >16MB of RAM?  Are
| there any SCSI controllers I can use with netbsd and more than 16MB of
| RAM that will take advantage of my VESA slot?

	Only a VLB or EISA controller will currently let you use more
	than 16MB of RAM with your machine.

	However, the new magnum branch has generic ISA bounce buffers as
	far as I've been told, so you might want to wait a few weeks.

						Marc 'em.