Ideal SCSI adapter for me?

Polytropon freebsd at
Thu Nov 6 09:21:43 PST 2008

On Thu, 6 Nov 2008 10:36:26 -0600, Kirk Strauser <kirk at> wrote:
> I have a FreeBSD 7/amd64 system with a newly incompatible SCSI adapter (see 
> kern/128452 for details).  I want to switch to a card that's still supported 
> but don't want to spend an arm and a leg since its whole purpose in live will 
> be to connect my UW-SCSI tape drive.  Any recommendations for cheap, minimal 
> cards that are known to work well with recent FreeBSD releases?

I had used an Adaptec 2940 U/W PCI SCSI controller to connect a
tape drive, no problems; the ahc driver (from vers. 4 up to 7)
worked well. It would even run a scanner, a JAZ drive, a CD-ROM
drive and a PD drive (if anyone still knows what this is), as
well as different hard disks.

>From Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
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