Tracking down devices in the Hardware Notes
Simon L. Nielsen
simon at FreeBSD.org
Thu Aug 26 12:43:57 UTC 2004
On 2004.08.24 14:41:17 -0700, Bruce A. Mah wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-08-24 at 14:11, Simon L. Nielsen wrote:
> > While working on the Harware Notes I have found two device entries
> > where I can't really determine which driver is supposed to support
> > them.
> > Both were in version 1.1 of common/dev.sgml and not in the old
> > HARDWARE.TXT. I also tried grepping in the source tree, but that
> > hasn't helped in finding in the guilty drivers... The devices are:
> > Seagate ST01/02 SCSI controllers
> > Future Domain 8xx/950 series SCSI controllers
> I just popped in disc1 from 4.1-RELEASE/i386 (the oldest CD-ROM set in
> front of me right now ) and both of these devices are mentioned in
> RELNOTES.TXT as being "not supported by the new CAM subsystem". This
> was a time when the release notes listed supported hardware, partially
> (but not completely) duplicating HARDWARE.TXT.
> I'm not sure what the state of these devices are now, or what drivers
> they were mapped to. But that gives you a pretty good idea how old they
> are. If no one speaks up after a suitable amount of time, I'd say just
> nuke 'em. :-)
OK, thanks I think I will just poke -current and see if anybody knows
these devices, and nuke them if not.
>  It still had the shrink wrap on it until ten minutes ago. I hope
> this wasn't like cutting the tag off a Beanie Baby.
Simon L. Nielsen
FreeBSD Documentation Team
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