Subject: Re: Anyone using a Diamond FirePort 40 with NetBSD?
To: Zach Fine <>
From: David Rankin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/15/1999 06:53:19
On Sun, Mar 14, 1999 at 07:09:59PM -0800, Zach Fine wrote:

> I'm just curious whether or not the Diamond Fireport 40 Ultra Wide
> SCSI controller has been known to work with NetBSD. It's currently on
> sale on Diamond's web site for $49.95 (the dual port controller is
> about $20 more):

> It sounds like a nice enough card. But their site fails to mention
> what chipset it uses, which makes it impossible for me to compare the
> card against the list of supported devices on

This information is (at least now) in the in-depth link off of 
...fireport40.cfm and the Dual Card page 
( The Fireport
40 is a Symbios Logic 53C875, and the dual-port is a Symbios Logic 53C876.
The 876 is not listed as a supported chip, but the 875 will work just

> Has anyone tried to use this card? Had any luck? Know anything about
> it?

> Thanks for any help or information.

Good luck.

> -Zach Fine
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