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SubjectRe: DAC960 in 2.5.38, with new changes
On Tuesday 24 September 2002 18:54, Dave Olien wrote:
> I haven't been ignoring the discussion. Just thinking it over.
> I was going to dig out an old PCI spec last night, but got involved
> with other things. I wanted to review how 64-bit PCI and 32-bit PCI busses
> handle 32 and 64-bit writes from the processor.
> I don't have a spec for these controllers. IBM is selling Mylex
> to LSI logic, so "All contracts, NDA's and agreements are on hold
> until a transition to lsi is complete"

Note: I will sign an NDA to get the specs for this card (family) but I
would much prefer that somebody gets a clue and just releases the spec.
Frankly, this board needs all the help it can get, based on comparative
performance. Keeping the spec secret is just a brilliant way to ensure
it will die, and thus be worth $0.00 to the purchaser.

(I sincerely hope somebody in the DAC960 food chain notices this
comment, or somebody forwards it to one of the aforementioned: give
the world the spec and we will reciprocate by making the thing go as
fast as theoretically possible.)

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