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SubjectRe: Promise SATA driver GPL'd
On Wed, Jul 23, 2003 at 11:32:11AM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Mer, 2003-07-23 at 02:59, Andre Hedrick wrote:
> > I have already cut all ties with Promise so here is the deal.
> > I no longer have to count the number of fingers on my hand between hand
> > shakes. IE no extras and not shortages.
> Thats ok - now they are doing GPL drivers themselves they don't need
> you any more.
> Promise did a SCSI CAM driver because their hardware can queue commands
> without TCQ - which drivers/ide can't cope with. Otherwise I'd just have
> used the same type of changes the FreeBSD people did for 2037x.
> Its also interesting because it has a hardware XOR engine.

I don't think it does. The Promise SATA150 SX4 is the one that has the
XOR engine (and the PDC20621 chip) and that one is not supported by the

Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs, SuSE CR
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