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SubjectRe: Incomplete Adaptec 29160 support!?

Doug is not doing 'Adaptec' as far as I know.
They have there own internal (Adaptec) for writing drivers.
Ask them first, dsorry no more help than that from me.

On Wed, 4 Oct 2000, Dave Madsen wrote:

> Based on what I've been able to find out on the net, it
> appears that the support of the Adaptec 29160 is not complete
> (optimal?), but because the card works in a degraded mode with the
> current driver, there haven't been many complaints.
>
> A recent benchmark in Open Magazine (1.2, Sep 2000) describes this.
> Their comments on page 26 address this issue. They say the card is
> recognized as a "7892", and works in Ultra2 mode instead of Ultra160.
> The use Redhat 6.2 for their benchmark.
>
> Looking at the driver, the README.aic7xxx file does not say that the
> 29160 (or any other Adaptec Ultra160 card, for that matter) is
> supported.
>
> I sent e-mail to the driver maintainer (dledford@redhat.com) over a week
> ago, but he has not replied.
>
> Am I missing something or is there no Ultra160 Adaptec support for
> Linux? I find the former more likely than the latter, and welcome any
> pointers to a driver with Ultra160 Adaptec support.
>
> Dave Madsen ---dcm
> madsen@vijit.com
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Andre Hedrick
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