Subject: Re: Migrating MI-SCSI-Code to pmax/PI-SCSI?
From: Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/05/1999 10:59:52
"Michael L. Hitch" wrote:
> On Sat, 4 Sep 1999, Jonathan Stone wrote:
> > In message <199909040851.SAA20151@balrog.supp.cpr.itg.telecom.com.au>
> > Simon Burge writes:
> > >Just a short note that I tried to get a pmax version of 'sdd' working,
> > >but after two filesystem-related panics in less than an hour, I'm going
> > >to give up :-( If I can get a diskless setup working this week I'll
> > >have another go, but I don't want to kill my main dev. box...
> > Was this onan ioasic machine? I think the Mi scsi code assumes
> I took this as Simon attempting to warp sdd to use the pmax raw SCSI
> command interface. I got the sources and had a quick glance at it, but I
> haven't tried to modify it yet.
The problems I had were getting a test program that just did a SCSI
IDENTIFY - there certainly shouldn't have been any 8kb transactions.
I'm thinking that it might be easier to emulate the MI SCIOCCOMMAND
rather than convert any programs to using the pmax SDIOCSCSICOMMAND.