which firewire card for 5.4 ? Will adaptec fireconnect 8300
nikolas.britton at gmail.com
Thu Jun 30 18:11:12 GMT 2005
On 6/30/05, Joe Schmoe <non_secure at yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- Nikolas Britton <nikolas.britton at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Will both of these work in FreeBSD 5.4 ? I am
> > > particularly interested in the 8300, which has one
> > 400
> > > port and two 800 ports...
> > >
> > > thanks.
> > >
> > By the looks of it yes but I don't think the
> > Firewire 800 will work.
> > Uses Texas Instruments TSB82AA2 (FW 400) & TSB81BA3
> > (FW 800) chipsets
> > http://www.linux1394.org/hcl.php?class_id=2
> Thanks. Does this mean that the two 800 ports will
> run at 400 speed, or does it mean they will not work
> at all ?
I'm not sure, assume that the two 800 ports won't work at all.
> Also, am I correct in assuming that FW800 is being
> worked on in FreeBSD, but just isn't finished yet ?
Again I'm not sure. FreeBSD may already support IEEE 1394b. Post
another message to the group asking if it does. My experience with
Firewire is limited at best.... What do you need the Firewire for
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