Subject: Re: status of ncr 53c810 scsi adapter?
To: None <>
From: Wilko Bulte <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 02/20/1998 18:20:11
As Perry E. Metzger wrote...
> Wilko Bulte writes:
> > I suggest to send mail to Stefan Esser <> Maybe he is also
> > on this list, I don't know. But in any case he is the one who does the
> > ncr driver for FreeBSD and also has docs AFAIK. On my FreeBSD box I have
> > 2 NCR810 cards and they run like a charm, even with exotic stuff like a
> > DLT drive and a (notorious) Exabyte 8200
> > 
> > Just my $0.02
> I would like to note that our NCR driver is nearly identical to the
> FreeBSD one -- the only differences have to do with distinctions in
> "idiom" between NetBSD and FreeBSD. We track changes to their drivers.

Tja, I can only note that I know multiple people in my direct surroundings
that use the ncr driver in FreeBSD without any trouble. This makes me believe
that there is something specific in NetBSD and/or the specific Alpha environment
that makes it less than optimal for some people.

The NCR810 in my NoName seems to work quite well with NetBSD 1.3

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