sym53c416 driver

AndersØstergårdJensen aj at
Fri Apr 18 03:55:28 PDT 2003


Actually, I would like to start hacking kernels, and maybe the scsi
subsystem would be a good place for me to start.
Do you recommend any documents I can start reading? I'm quite good at C,
so the only problem is the knowledge of hacking hardware.

Digitally Yours,

Anders Østergård Jensen
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On Thu, 17 Apr 2003 16:34:14 +0000 (UTC)
"Bjoern A. Zeeb" <bzeeb-lists at> uttered:

> Hi,
> I am currently evaluating if I am going to write a driver for a
> sym53c416 card as I could not find one. This is an older ISA PNP
> SCSI card p.ex. shipped with HP Scanners.
> Back in November I had at look at the linux driver for this card and
> had already started to do some updating but I then almost entirly
> dropped any linux here and never finished. At that time LSI Logic
> Technical Support told me that the chip is obsolete and there are no
> manuals available :(
> If I would start hacking the driver where could I start to get an
> overview of FreeBSD SCSI implementation (and API) ? ahc sources ?
> Is there any isa pnp scsi card driver ?
> -- 
> Greetings
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