Subject: Re: LS-120 support...
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Mark Brinicombe <>
List: port-i386
Date: 12/23/1997 17:43:22
On Fri, 19 Dec 1997, Peter Seebach wrote:

> In message <>, "Chris G. Demetriou" writes:
> >Because of our starting source base, we (the people who made the ATAPI
> >Zip drive go, really 8-) ended up using Manuel Bouyer's ATAPI code
> >(which was later merged back together with the SCSI code and merged
> >into the NetBSD source tree), but there should be enough information
> >there and it should be close enough to the existing set of drivers
> >that it'd be possible to make an ATAPI disk driver that did the right
> >thing.
> Cool!  I'd love to see it.

The basic patches to the SCSI code to support the ZIP drive are quite
trivial. When I played with it I think the only thing I really needed to
do was to deal with the ZIP drive I had not reporting geometry or block
size info in the standard way.

> >If somebody else doesn't do this, eventually I'll have to.  If anybody
> >is going to try to make an atapibus attachment for the sd driver,
> >_please_ tell me so that we can avoid duplication of effort.

I have some patches somewhere I can dig out but they have not been well