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SubjectRe: 53C1010-33 Linux 2.2.17 driver


On Mon, 9 Oct 2000, Kurt Garloff wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 09, 2000 at 01:05:10PM +0200, Andre Tomt wrote:
> > The sym53c8xx driver handles this card nicely in u160scsi mode using
> > kernel 2.4testX, but I don't want that kernel on this machine. 2.2.17 does
> > not detect the card, and looking at the source, the chip, nor the speeds
> > are not supported either.
>
> Look at Gérard Roudier's <groudier@club-internet.fr> ftp site
> ftp://ftp.tux.org/pub/tux/roudier/
> to find updated sym53c8xx drivers.
> The sym53c8xx-1.7.1 which supports the 53c1010 just fine was added to
> 2.2.18pre3, so any later 2.2.18pre shoud do the job for you.

I looked at that FTP earlier, but the patches where a bit outdated, and
the full source scared me off due to lack of understaning on how the
kernel links files together (I tried, didn't compile ;).

However, using the tekram patch for debian 2.2 (I remembered that deb
2.2 used a 2.2.17 pre kernel, so it would probably apply on a clean
2.2.17). It's up now, in 2.2.17, just in FAST-40 WIDE SCSI (80.0
MB/s) mode. It will do untill I get time to get 2.2.18pre running. My
disks aint that fast anyhow ;-)

Thanks, 2.2.18pre is on the way down the pipe.

--
Andre Tomt
andre@tomt.net


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