Subject: Re: DMA beyond end of ISA with other scsi cards?
To: Justin T. Gibbs <>
From: Scott Reynolds <scottr@Plexus.COM>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/13/1996 11:12:57
On Tue, 12 Nov 1996, Justin T. Gibbs wrote:

> Well considering Leonard's sources, I doubt that he is wrong.  Here is
> what the Linux Buslogic driver has to say about this:
>   /*
>     BusLogic BT-445S Host Adapters prior to board revision E have a
>     hardware bug whereby when the BIOS is enabled, transfers to/from the
>     same address range the BIOS occupies modulo 16MB are handled
>     incorrectly.  Only properly functioning BT-445S boards have firmware
>     version 3.37, so we require that ISA Bounce Buffers be used for the
>     buggy BT-445S models if there is more than 16MB memory.      
>   */

My board has firmware version 3.37; does the comment above mean that this
is why I'm not having any problems?  It isn't clear to me exactly what the
above means, at any rate. :-)