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SubjectRe: SCSI - seagte/fd-850 Questions.

On 23 Nov 1996, Mike Civil wrote:
> In article <199611201830.KAA04254@leroy.Tera_std>,
> Leslie Donaldson <leslied@std.teradyne.com> wrote:
> >Hello,
> > I have an 8 bit fd-850 scsi controlloer (IRQ-15) compile options
> > -DSLOW_HANDSHAKE _DIRQ=15.
> >
> > What I am wondering is :
> > - Anyone still supporting this code?
> > - If someone is still supporting it who do I report errors to?
> > - Am I the last person in the world using this piece of code?
> > - ( I seem to have this problem hmmm)
>
> Well you aren't totally alone - I use a TMC950MER for all my SCSI kit
> (computing on a v. tight budget here:), and I know of a few people who
> still use these cards.
>
> I suspect that the seagate code is currently unsupported as I sent a mail to
> the original author (Drew Eckhardt), to ask if it would be amended to run
> under v2.1. He replied advising that it wasn't a priority for him, which is
> a view I can understand seeing how old the code is.
>
> I guess your best bet (and mine) is to switch to an adapter that is more
> likely to be maintained due to more people using it, eg Buslogic or Adaptec.

Mike, Leslie,

Or you could try at Maintaining the older driver yourselves,
Should be able to get help along the way from others in the
same boat as yourselves.
JimL
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