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Subject[PATCH 38/42] docs: scsi: convert sym53c8xx_2.txt to ReST
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Signed-off-by: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab+huawei@kernel.org>
---
Documentation/scsi/index.rst | 1 +
.../scsi/{sym53c8xx_2.txt => sym53c8xx_2.rst} | 1109 ++++++++++-------
drivers/scsi/Kconfig | 2 +-
3 files changed, 637 insertions(+), 475 deletions(-)
rename Documentation/scsi/{sym53c8xx_2.txt => sym53c8xx_2.rst} (53%)

diff --git a/Documentation/scsi/index.rst b/Documentation/scsi/index.rst
index 00584fb0588c..238dd0ac36a6 100644
--- a/Documentation/scsi/index.rst
+++ b/Documentation/scsi/index.rst
@@ -42,5 +42,6 @@ Linux SCSI Subsystem
smartpqi
st
sym53c500_cs
+ sym53c8xx_2

scsi_transport_srp/figures
diff --git a/Documentation/scsi/sym53c8xx_2.txt b/Documentation/scsi/sym53c8xx_2.rst
similarity index 53%
rename from Documentation/scsi/sym53c8xx_2.txt
rename to Documentation/scsi/sym53c8xx_2.rst
index d28186553fb0..8de44a7baa9b 100644
--- a/Documentation/scsi/sym53c8xx_2.txt
+++ b/Documentation/scsi/sym53c8xx_2.rst
@@ -1,99 +1,111 @@
+.. SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
+
+=========================================
The Linux SYM-2 driver documentation file
+=========================================

Written by Gerard Roudier <groudier@free.fr>
+
21 Rue Carnot
+
95170 DEUIL LA BARRE - FRANCE

Updated by Matthew Wilcox <matthew@wil.cx>

2004-10-09
-===============================================================================

-1. Introduction
-2. Supported chips and SCSI features
-3. Advantages of this driver for newer chips.
- 3.1 Optimized SCSI SCRIPTS
- 3.2 New features appeared with the SYM53C896
-4. Memory mapped I/O versus normal I/O
-5. Tagged command queueing
-6. Parity checking
-7. Profiling information
-8. Control commands
- 8.1 Set minimum synchronous period
- 8.2 Set wide size
- 8.3 Set maximum number of concurrent tagged commands
- 8.4 Set debug mode
- 8.5 Set flag (no_disc)
- 8.6 Set verbose level
- 8.7 Reset all logical units of a target
- 8.8 Abort all tasks of all logical units of a target
-9. Configuration parameters
-10. Boot setup commands
- 10.1 Syntax
- 10.2 Available arguments
- 10.2.1 Default number of tagged commands
- 10.2.2 Burst max
- 10.2.3 LED support
- 10.2.4 Differential mode
- 10.2.5 IRQ mode
- 10.2.6 Check SCSI BUS
- 10.2.7 Suggest a default SCSI id for hosts
- 10.2.8 Verbosity level
- 10.2.9 Debug mode
- 10.2.10 Settle delay
- 10.2.11 Serial NVRAM
- 10.2.12 Exclude a host from being attached
- 10.3 Converting from old options
- 10.4 SCSI BUS checking boot option
-11. SCSI problem troubleshooting
- 15.1 Problem tracking
- 15.2 Understanding hardware error reports
-12. Serial NVRAM support (by Richard Waltham)
- 17.1 Features
- 17.2 Symbios NVRAM layout
- 17.3 Tekram NVRAM layout
+.. Contents
+
+ 1. Introduction
+ 2. Supported chips and SCSI features
+ 3. Advantages of this driver for newer chips.
+ 3.1 Optimized SCSI SCRIPTS
+ 3.2 New features appeared with the SYM53C896
+ 4. Memory mapped I/O versus normal I/O
+ 5. Tagged command queueing
+ 6. Parity checking
+ 7. Profiling information
+ 8. Control commands
+ 8.1 Set minimum synchronous period
+ 8.2 Set wide size
+ 8.3 Set maximum number of concurrent tagged commands
+ 8.4 Set debug mode
+ 8.5 Set flag (no_disc)
+ 8.6 Set verbose level
+ 8.7 Reset all logical units of a target
+ 8.8 Abort all tasks of all logical units of a target
+ 9. Configuration parameters
+ 10. Boot setup commands
+ 10.1 Syntax
+ 10.2 Available arguments
+ 10.2.1 Default number of tagged commands
+ 10.2.2 Burst max
+ 10.2.3 LED support
+ 10.2.4 Differential mode
+ 10.2.5 IRQ mode
+ 10.2.6 Check SCSI BUS
+ 10.2.7 Suggest a default SCSI id for hosts
+ 10.2.8 Verbosity level
+ 10.2.9 Debug mode
+ 10.2.10 Settle delay
+ 10.2.11 Serial NVRAM
+ 10.2.12 Exclude a host from being attached
+ 10.3 Converting from old options
+ 10.4 SCSI BUS checking boot option
+ 11. SCSI problem troubleshooting
+ 15.1 Problem tracking
+ 15.2 Understanding hardware error reports
+ 12. Serial NVRAM support (by Richard Waltham)
+ 17.1 Features
+ 17.2 Symbios NVRAM layout
+ 17.3 Tekram NVRAM layout

-===============================================================================

1. Introduction
+===============

This driver supports the whole SYM53C8XX family of PCI-SCSI controllers.
-It also support the subset of LSI53C10XX PCI-SCSI controllers that are based
+It also support the subset of LSI53C10XX PCI-SCSI controllers that are based
on the SYM53C8XX SCRIPTS language.

-It replaces the sym53c8xx+ncr53c8xx driver bundle and shares its core code
-with the FreeBSD SYM-2 driver. The `glue' that allows this driver to work
+It replaces the sym53c8xx+ncr53c8xx driver bundle and shares its core code
+with the FreeBSD SYM-2 driver. The 'glue' that allows this driver to work
under Linux is contained in 2 files named sym_glue.h and sym_glue.c.
-Other drivers files are intended not to depend on the Operating System
+Other drivers files are intended not to depend on the Operating System
on which the driver is used.

The history of this driver can be summarized as follows:

1993: ncr driver written for 386bsd and FreeBSD by:
- Wolfgang Stanglmeier <wolf@cologne.de>
- Stefan Esser <se@mi.Uni-Koeln.de>
+
+ - Wolfgang Stanglmeier <wolf@cologne.de>
+ - Stefan Esser <se@mi.Uni-Koeln.de>

1996: port of the ncr driver to Linux-1.2.13 and rename it ncr53c8xx.
- Gerard Roudier

-1998: new sym53c8xx driver for Linux based on LOAD/STORE instruction and that
+ - Gerard Roudier
+
+1998: new sym53c8xx driver for Linux based on LOAD/STORE instruction and that
adds full support for the 896 but drops support for early NCR devices.
- Gerard Roudier

-1999: port of the sym53c8xx driver to FreeBSD and support for the LSI53C1010
- 33 MHz and 66MHz Ultra-3 controllers. The new driver is named `sym'.
- Gerard Roudier
+ - Gerard Roudier

-2000: Add support for early NCR devices to FreeBSD `sym' driver.
- Break the driver into several sources and separate the OS glue
+1999: port of the sym53c8xx driver to FreeBSD and support for the LSI53C1010
+ 33 MHz and 66MHz Ultra-3 controllers. The new driver is named 'sym'.
+
+ - Gerard Roudier
+
+2000: Add support for early NCR devices to FreeBSD 'sym' driver.
+ Break the driver into several sources and separate the OS glue
code from the core code that can be shared among different O/Ses.
Write a glue code for Linux.
- Gerard Roudier
+
+ - Gerard Roudier

2004: Remove FreeBSD compatibility code. Remove support for versions of
Linux before 2.6. Start using Linux facilities.

-This README file addresses the Linux version of the driver. Under FreeBSD,
+This README file addresses the Linux version of the driver. Under FreeBSD,
the driver documentation is the sym.8 man page.

Information about new chips is available at LSILOGIC web server:
@@ -104,113 +116,145 @@ SCSI standard documentations are available at T10 site:

http://www.t10.org/

-Useful SCSI tools written by Eric Youngdale are part of most Linux
+Useful SCSI tools written by Eric Youngdale are part of most Linux
distributions:
- scsiinfo: command line tool
- scsi-config: TCL/Tk tool using scsiinfo
+
+ ============ ==========================
+ scsiinfo command line tool
+ scsi-config TCL/Tk tool using scsiinfo
+ ============ ==========================

2. Supported chips and SCSI features
+====================================

The following features are supported for all chips:

- Synchronous negotiation
- Disconnection
- Tagged command queuing
- SCSI parity checking
- PCI Master parity checking
+ - Synchronous negotiation
+ - Disconnection
+ - Tagged command queuing
+ - SCSI parity checking
+ - PCI Master parity checking

Other features depends on chip capabilities.
-The driver notably uses optimized SCRIPTS for devices that support
-LOAD/STORE and handles PHASE MISMATCH from SCRIPTS for devices that
+
+The driver notably uses optimized SCRIPTS for devices that support
+LOAD/STORE and handles PHASE MISMATCH from SCRIPTS for devices that
support the corresponding feature.

The following table shows some characteristics of the chip family.

- On board LOAD/STORE HARDWARE
-Chip SDMS BIOS Wide SCSI std. Max. sync SCRIPTS PHASE MISMATCH
----- --------- ---- --------- ---------- ---------- --------------
-810 N N FAST10 10 MB/s N N
-810A N N FAST10 10 MB/s Y N
-815 Y N FAST10 10 MB/s N N
-825 Y Y FAST10 20 MB/s N N
-825A Y Y FAST10 20 MB/s Y N
-860 N N FAST20 20 MB/s Y N
-875 Y Y FAST20 40 MB/s Y N
-875A Y Y FAST20 40 MB/s Y Y
-876 Y Y FAST20 40 MB/s Y N
-895 Y Y FAST40 80 MB/s Y N
-895A Y Y FAST40 80 MB/s Y Y
-896 Y Y FAST40 80 MB/s Y Y
-897 Y Y FAST40 80 MB/s Y Y
-1510D Y Y FAST40 80 MB/s Y Y
-1010 Y Y FAST80 160 MB/s Y Y
-1010_66* Y Y FAST80 160 MB/s Y Y
++--------+-----------+-----+-----------+------------+------------+---------+
+| | | | | |Load/store |Hardware |
+| |On board | | | |scripts |phase |
+|Chip |SDMS BIOS |Wide |SCSI std. | Max. sync | |mismatch |
++--------+-----------+-----+-----------+------------+------------+---------+
+|810 | N | N | FAST10 | 10 MB/s | N | N |
++--------+-----------+-----+-----------+------------+------------+---------+
+|810A | N | N | FAST10 | 10 MB/s | Y | N |
++--------+-----------+-----+-----------+------------+------------+---------+
+|815 | Y | N | FAST10 | 10 MB/s | N | N |
++--------+-----------+-----+-----------+------------+------------+---------+
+|825 | Y | Y | FAST10 | 20 MB/s | N | N |
++--------+-----------+-----+-----------+------------+------------+---------+
+|825A | Y | Y | FAST10 | 20 MB/s | Y | N |
++--------+-----------+-----+-----------+------------+------------+---------+
+|860 | N | N | FAST20 | 20 MB/s | Y | N |
++--------+-----------+-----+-----------+------------+------------+---------+
+|875 | Y | Y | FAST20 | 40 MB/s | Y | N |
++--------+-----------+-----+-----------+------------+------------+---------+
+|875A | Y | Y | FAST20 | 40 MB/s | Y | Y |
++--------+-----------+-----+-----------+------------+------------+---------+
+|876 | Y | Y | FAST20 | 40 MB/s | Y | N |
++--------+-----------+-----+-----------+------------+------------+---------+
+|895 | Y | Y | FAST40 | 80 MB/s | Y | N |
++--------+-----------+-----+-----------+------------+------------+---------+
+|895A | Y | Y | FAST40 | 80 MB/s | Y | Y |
++--------+-----------+-----+-----------+------------+------------+---------+
+|896 | Y | Y | FAST40 | 80 MB/s | Y | Y |
++--------+-----------+-----+-----------+------------+------------+---------+
+|897 | Y | Y | FAST40 | 80 MB/s | Y | Y |
++--------+-----------+-----+-----------+------------+------------+---------+
+|1510D | Y | Y | FAST40 | 80 MB/s | Y | Y |
++--------+-----------+-----+-----------+------------+------------+---------+
+|1010 | Y | Y | FAST80 |160 MB/s | Y | Y |
++--------+-----------+-----+-----------+------------+------------+---------+
+|1010_66 | Y | Y | FAST80 |160 MB/s | Y | Y |
+|[1]_ | | | | | | |
++--------+-----------+-----+-----------+------------+------------+---------+

-* Chip supports 33MHz and 66MHz PCI bus clock.
+.. [1] Chip supports 33MHz and 66MHz PCI bus clock.


Summary of other supported features:

-Module: allow to load the driver
-Memory mapped I/O: increases performance
-Control commands: write operations to the proc SCSI file system
-Debugging information: written to syslog (expert only)
-Scatter / gather
-Shared interrupt
-Boot setup commands
-Serial NVRAM: Symbios and Tekram formats
+:Module: allow to load the driver
+:Memory mapped I/O: increases performance
+:Control commands: write operations to the proc SCSI file system
+:Debugging information: written to syslog (expert only)
+:Serial NVRAM: Symbios and Tekram formats
+
+- Scatter / gather
+- Shared interrupt
+- Boot setup commands


3. Advantages of this driver for newer chips.
+=============================================

-3.1 Optimized SCSI SCRIPTS.
+3.1 Optimized SCSI SCRIPTS
+--------------------------

-All chips except the 810, 815 and 825, support new SCSI SCRIPTS instructions
-named LOAD and STORE that allow to move up to 1 DWORD from/to an IO register
-to/from memory much faster that the MOVE MEMORY instruction that is supported
+All chips except the 810, 815 and 825, support new SCSI SCRIPTS instructions
+named LOAD and STORE that allow to move up to 1 DWORD from/to an IO register
+to/from memory much faster that the MOVE MEMORY instruction that is supported
by the 53c7xx and 53c8xx family.

-The LOAD/STORE instructions support absolute and DSA relative addressing
-modes. The SCSI SCRIPTS had been entirely rewritten using LOAD/STORE instead
+The LOAD/STORE instructions support absolute and DSA relative addressing
+modes. The SCSI SCRIPTS had been entirely rewritten using LOAD/STORE instead
of MOVE MEMORY instructions.

-Due to the lack of LOAD/STORE SCRIPTS instructions by earlier chips, this
-driver also incorporates a different SCRIPTS set based on MEMORY MOVE, in
+Due to the lack of LOAD/STORE SCRIPTS instructions by earlier chips, this
+driver also incorporates a different SCRIPTS set based on MEMORY MOVE, in
order to provide support for the entire SYM53C8XX chips family.

3.2 New features appeared with the SYM53C896
+--------------------------------------------

-Newer chips (see above) allows handling of the phase mismatch context from
-SCRIPTS (avoids the phase mismatch interrupt that stops the SCSI processor
+Newer chips (see above) allows handling of the phase mismatch context from
+SCRIPTS (avoids the phase mismatch interrupt that stops the SCSI processor
until the C code has saved the context of the transfer).

-The 896 and 1010 chips support 64 bit PCI transactions and addressing,
+The 896 and 1010 chips support 64 bit PCI transactions and addressing,
while the 895A supports 32 bit PCI transactions and 64 bit addressing.
-The SCRIPTS processor of these chips is not true 64 bit, but uses segment
-registers for bit 32-63. Another interesting feature is that LOAD/STORE
+The SCRIPTS processor of these chips is not true 64 bit, but uses segment
+registers for bit 32-63. Another interesting feature is that LOAD/STORE
instructions that address the on-chip RAM (8k) remain internal to the chip.

4. Memory mapped I/O versus normal I/O
+======================================

-Memory mapped I/O has less latency than normal I/O and is the recommended
-way for doing IO with PCI devices. Memory mapped I/O seems to work fine on
-most hardware configurations, but some poorly designed chipsets may break
-this feature. A configuration option is provided for normal I/O to be
+Memory mapped I/O has less latency than normal I/O and is the recommended
+way for doing IO with PCI devices. Memory mapped I/O seems to work fine on
+most hardware configurations, but some poorly designed chipsets may break
+this feature. A configuration option is provided for normal I/O to be
used but the driver defaults to MMIO.

5. Tagged command queueing
+==========================

-Queuing more than 1 command at a time to a device allows it to perform
-optimizations based on actual head positions and its mechanical
+Queuing more than 1 command at a time to a device allows it to perform
+optimizations based on actual head positions and its mechanical
characteristics. This feature may also reduce average command latency.
-In order to really gain advantage of this feature, devices must have
-a reasonable cache size (No miracle is to be expected for a low-end
+In order to really gain advantage of this feature, devices must have
+a reasonable cache size (No miracle is to be expected for a low-end
hard disk with 128 KB or less).
+
Some known old SCSI devices do not properly support tagged command queuing.
-Generally, firmware revisions that fix this kind of problems are available
+Generally, firmware revisions that fix this kind of problems are available
at respective vendor web/ftp sites.
-All I can say is that I never have had problem with tagged queuing using
-this driver and its predecessors. Hard disks that behaved correctly for
+
+All I can say is that I never have had problem with tagged queuing using
+this driver and its predecessors. Hard disks that behaved correctly for
me using tagged commands are the following:

- IBM S12 0662
@@ -223,9 +267,9 @@ me using tagged commands are the following:
- Quantum Atlas IV
- Seagate Cheetah II

-If your controller has NVRAM, you can configure this feature per target
-from the user setup tool. The Tekram Setup program allows to tune the
-maximum number of queued commands up to 32. The Symbios Setup only allows
+If your controller has NVRAM, you can configure this feature per target
+from the user setup tool. The Tekram Setup program allows to tune the
+maximum number of queued commands up to 32. The Symbios Setup only allows
to enable or disable this feature.

The maximum number of simultaneous tagged commands queued to a device
@@ -233,15 +277,15 @@ is currently set to 16 by default. This value is suitable for most SCSI
disks. With large SCSI disks (>= 2GB, cache >= 512KB, average seek time
<= 10 ms), using a larger value may give better performances.

-This driver supports up to 255 commands per device, and but using more than
-64 is generally not worth-while, unless you are using a very large disk or
-disk arrays. It is noticeable that most of recent hard disks seem not to
-accept more than 64 simultaneous commands. So, using more than 64 queued
+This driver supports up to 255 commands per device, and but using more than
+64 is generally not worth-while, unless you are using a very large disk or
+disk arrays. It is noticeable that most of recent hard disks seem not to
+accept more than 64 simultaneous commands. So, using more than 64 queued
commands is probably just resource wasting.

-If your controller does not have NVRAM or if it is managed by the SDMS
-BIOS/SETUP, you can configure tagged queueing feature and device queue
-depths from the boot command-line. For example:
+If your controller does not have NVRAM or if it is managed by the SDMS
+BIOS/SETUP, you can configure tagged queueing feature and device queue
+depths from the boot command-line. For example::

sym53c8xx=tags:4/t2t3q15-t4q7/t1u0q32

@@ -257,25 +301,28 @@ In some special conditions, some SCSI disk firmwares may return a
QUEUE FULL status for a SCSI command. This behaviour is managed by the
driver using the following heuristic:

-- Each time a QUEUE FULL status is returned, tagged queue depth is reduced
- to the actual number of disconnected commands.
+- Each time a QUEUE FULL status is returned, tagged queue depth is reduced
+ to the actual number of disconnected commands.

- Every 200 successfully completed SCSI commands, if allowed by the
current limit, the maximum number of queueable commands is incremented.

-Since QUEUE FULL status reception and handling is resource wasting, the
-driver notifies by default this problem to user by indicating the actual
-number of commands used and their status, as well as its decision on the
+Since QUEUE FULL status reception and handling is resource wasting, the
+driver notifies by default this problem to user by indicating the actual
+number of commands used and their status, as well as its decision on the
device queue depth change.
-The heuristic used by the driver in handling QUEUE FULL ensures that the
-impact on performances is not too bad. You can get rid of the messages by
+The heuristic used by the driver in handling QUEUE FULL ensures that the
+impact on performances is not too bad. You can get rid of the messages by
setting verbose level to zero, as follow:

-1st method: boot your system using 'sym53c8xx=verb:0' option.
-2nd method: apply "setverbose 0" control command to the proc fs entry
+1st method:
+ boot your system using 'sym53c8xx=verb:0' option.
+2nd method:
+ apply "setverbose 0" control command to the proc fs entry
corresponding to your controller after boot-up.

6. Parity checking
+==================

The driver supports SCSI parity checking and PCI bus master parity
checking. These features must be enabled in order to ensure safe
@@ -284,17 +331,19 @@ with parity. The options to defeat parity checking have been removed
from the driver.

7. Profiling information
+========================

This driver does not provide profiling information as did its predecessors.
-This feature was not this useful and added complexity to the code.
-As the driver code got more complex, I have decided to remove everything
+This feature was not this useful and added complexity to the code.
+As the driver code got more complex, I have decided to remove everything
that didn't seem actually useful.

8. Control commands
+===================

Control commands can be sent to the driver with write operations to
the proc SCSI file system. The generic command syntax is the
-following:
+following::

echo "<verb> <parameters>" >/proc/scsi/sym53c8xx/0
(assumes controller number is 0)
@@ -305,97 +354,112 @@ apply to all targets of the SCSI chain (except the controller).
Available commands:

8.1 Set minimum synchronous period factor
+-----------------------------------------

setsync <target> <period factor>

- target: target number
- period: minimum synchronous period.
+ :target: target number
+ :period: minimum synchronous period.
Maximum speed = 1000/(4*period factor) except for special
cases below.

Specify a period of 0, to force asynchronous transfer mode.

- 9 means 12.5 nano-seconds synchronous period
- 10 means 25 nano-seconds synchronous period
- 11 means 30 nano-seconds synchronous period
- 12 means 50 nano-seconds synchronous period
+ - 9 means 12.5 nano-seconds synchronous period
+ - 10 means 25 nano-seconds synchronous period
+ - 11 means 30 nano-seconds synchronous period
+ - 12 means 50 nano-seconds synchronous period

8.2 Set wide size
+-----------------

setwide <target> <size>

- target: target number
- size: 0=8 bits, 1=16bits
+ :target: target number
+ :size: 0=8 bits, 1=16bits

8.3 Set maximum number of concurrent tagged commands
-
+----------------------------------------------------
+
settags <target> <tags>

- target: target number
- tags: number of concurrent tagged commands
+ :target: target number
+ :tags: number of concurrent tagged commands
must not be greater than configured (default: 16)

8.4 Set debug mode
+------------------

setdebug <list of debug flags>

Available debug flags:
- alloc: print info about memory allocations (ccb, lcb)
- queue: print info about insertions into the command start queue
- result: print sense data on CHECK CONDITION status
- scatter: print info about the scatter process
- scripts: print info about the script binding process
- tiny: print minimal debugging information
- timing: print timing information of the NCR chip
- nego: print information about SCSI negotiations
- phase: print information on script interruptions
+
+ ======== ========================================================
+ alloc print info about memory allocations (ccb, lcb)
+ queue print info about insertions into the command start queue
+ result print sense data on CHECK CONDITION status
+ scatter print info about the scatter process
+ scripts print info about the script binding process
+ tiny print minimal debugging information
+ timing print timing information of the NCR chip
+ nego print information about SCSI negotiations
+ phase print information on script interruptions
+ ======== ========================================================

Use "setdebug" with no argument to reset debug flags.


8.5 Set flag (no_disc)
-
+----------------------
+
setflag <target> <flag>

- target: target number
+ :target: target number

For the moment, only one flag is available:

no_disc: not allow target to disconnect.

Do not specify any flag in order to reset the flag. For example:
- - setflag 4
+
+ setflag 4
will reset no_disc flag for target 4, so will allow it disconnections.
- - setflag all
+ setflag all
will allow disconnection for all devices on the SCSI bus.


8.6 Set verbose level
+---------------------

setverbose #level

- The driver default verbose level is 1. This command allows to change
+ The driver default verbose level is 1. This command allows to change
th driver verbose level after boot-up.

8.7 Reset all logical units of a target
+---------------------------------------

resetdev <target>

- target: target number
+ :target: target number
+
The driver will try to send a BUS DEVICE RESET message to the target.

8.8 Abort all tasks of all logical units of a target
+----------------------------------------------------

cleardev <target>

- target: target number
- The driver will try to send a ABORT message to all the logical units
+ :target: target number
+
+ The driver will try to send a ABORT message to all the logical units
of the target.


9. Configuration parameters
+===========================

-Under kernel configuration tools (make menuconfig, for example), it is
+Under kernel configuration tools (make menuconfig, for example), it is
possible to change some default driver configuration parameters.
If the firmware of all your devices is perfect enough, all the
features supported by the driver can be enabled at start-up. However,
@@ -414,166 +478,238 @@ Default tagged command queue depth (default answer: 16)
This parameter can be specified from the boot command line.

Maximum number of queued commands (default answer: 32)
- This option allows you to specify the maximum number of tagged commands
+ This option allows you to specify the maximum number of tagged commands
that can be queued to a device. The maximum supported value is 255.

Synchronous transfers frequency (default answer: 80)
- This option allows you to specify the frequency in MHz the driver
+ This option allows you to specify the frequency in MHz the driver
will use at boot time for synchronous data transfer negotiations.
0 means "asynchronous data transfers".

10. Boot setup commands
+=======================

10.1 Syntax
+-----------

Setup commands can be passed to the driver either at boot time or as
parameters to modprobe, as described in Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.rst

-Example of boot setup command under lilo prompt:
+Example of boot setup command under lilo prompt::

-lilo: linux root=/dev/sda2 sym53c8xx.cmd_per_lun=4 sym53c8xx.sync=10 sym53c8xx.debug=0x200
+ lilo: linux root=/dev/sda2 sym53c8xx.cmd_per_lun=4 sym53c8xx.sync=10 sym53c8xx.debug=0x200

- enable tagged commands, up to 4 tagged commands queued.
- set synchronous negotiation speed to 10 Mega-transfers / second.
- set DEBUG_NEGO flag.

The following command will install the driver module with the same
-options as above.
+options as above::

modprobe sym53c8xx cmd_per_lun=4 sync=10 debug=0x200

10.2 Available arguments
+------------------------

10.2.1 Default number of tagged commands
- cmd_per_lun=0 (or cmd_per_lun=1) tagged command queuing disabled
- cmd_per_lun=#tags (#tags > 1) tagged command queuing enabled
+^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+ - cmd_per_lun=0 (or cmd_per_lun=1) tagged command queuing disabled
+ - cmd_per_lun=#tags (#tags > 1) tagged command queuing enabled
+
#tags will be truncated to the max queued commands configuration parameter.

10.2.2 Burst max
+^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+
+ ========== ======================================================
burst=0 burst disabled
burst=255 get burst length from initial IO register settings.
burst=#x burst enabled (1<<#x burst transfers max)
- #x is an integer value which is log base 2 of the burst transfers max.
+
+ #x is an integer value which is log base 2 of the burst
+ transfers max.
+ ========== ======================================================
+
By default the driver uses the maximum value supported by the chip.

10.2.3 LED support
+^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+
+ ===== ===================
led=1 enable LED support
led=0 disable LED support
+ ===== ===================
+
Do not enable LED support if your scsi board does not use SDMS BIOS.
(See 'Configuration parameters')

10.2.4 Differential mode
- diff=0 never set up diff mode
+^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+
+ ====== =================================
+ diff=0 never set up diff mode
diff=1 set up diff mode if BIOS set it
diff=2 always set up diff mode
diff=3 set diff mode if GPIO3 is not set
+ ====== =================================

10.2.5 IRQ mode
+^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+
+ ====== ================================================
irqm=0 always open drain
irqm=1 same as initial settings (assumed BIOS settings)
irqm=2 always totem pole
+ ====== ================================================
+
+10.2.6 Check SCSI BUS
+^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

-10.2.6 Check SCSI BUS
buschk=<option bits>

Available option bits:
- 0x0: No check.
- 0x1: Check and do not attach the controller on error.
- 0x2: Check and just warn on error.
+
+ === ================================================
+ 0x0 No check.
+ 0x1 Check and do not attach the controller on error.
+ 0x2 Check and just warn on error.
+ === ================================================

10.2.7 Suggest a default SCSI id for hosts
+^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+
+ ========== ==========================================
hostid=255 no id suggested.
- hostid=#x (0 < x < 7) x suggested for hosts SCSI id.
+ hostid=#x (0 < x < 7) x suggested for hosts SCSI id.
+ ========== ==========================================

- If a host SCSI id is available from the NVRAM, the driver will ignore
- any value suggested as boot option. Otherwise, if a suggested value
- different from 255 has been supplied, it will use it. Otherwise, it will
- try to deduce the value previously set in the hardware and use value
+ If a host SCSI id is available from the NVRAM, the driver will ignore
+ any value suggested as boot option. Otherwise, if a suggested value
+ different from 255 has been supplied, it will use it. Otherwise, it will
+ try to deduce the value previously set in the hardware and use value
7 if the hardware value is zero.

10.2.8 Verbosity level
+^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+
+ ====== ========
verb=0 minimal
verb=1 normal
verb=2 too much
+ ====== ========

10.2.9 Debug mode
- debug=0 clear debug flags
- debug=#x set debug flags
- #x is an integer value combining the following power-of-2 values:
- DEBUG_ALLOC 0x1
- DEBUG_PHASE 0x2
- DEBUG_POLL 0x4
- DEBUG_QUEUE 0x8
- DEBUG_RESULT 0x10
- DEBUG_SCATTER 0x20
- DEBUG_SCRIPT 0x40
- DEBUG_TINY 0x80
- DEBUG_TIMING 0x100
- DEBUG_NEGO 0x200
- DEBUG_TAGS 0x400
- DEBUG_FREEZE 0x800
- DEBUG_RESTART 0x1000
+^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

- You can play safely with DEBUG_NEGO. However, some of these flags may
- generate bunches of syslog messages.
+ ========= ====================================
+ debug=0 clear debug flags
+ debug=#x set debug flags
+
+ #x is an integer value combining the
+ following power-of-2 values:
+
+ ============= ======
+ DEBUG_ALLOC 0x1
+ DEBUG_PHASE 0x2
+ DEBUG_POLL 0x4
+ DEBUG_QUEUE 0x8
+ DEBUG_RESULT 0x10
+ DEBUG_SCATTER 0x20
+ DEBUG_SCRIPT 0x40
+ DEBUG_TINY 0x80
+ DEBUG_TIMING 0x100
+ DEBUG_NEGO 0x200
+ DEBUG_TAGS 0x400
+ DEBUG_FREEZE 0x800
+ DEBUG_RESTART 0x1000
+ ============= ======
+ ========= ====================================
+
+ You can play safely with DEBUG_NEGO. However, some of these flags may
+ generate bunches of syslog messages.

10.2.10 Settle delay
+^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+
+ ======== ===================
settle=n delay for n seconds
+ ======== ===================

After a bus reset, the driver will delay for n seconds before talking
to any device on the bus. The default is 3 seconds and safe mode will
default it to 10.

10.2.11 Serial NVRAM
- NB: option not currently implemented.
+^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+
+ .. Note:: option not currently implemented.
+
+ ======= =========================================
nvram=n do not look for serial NVRAM
nvram=y test controllers for onboard serial NVRAM
+ ======= =========================================
+
(alternate binary form)
+
nvram=<bits options>
+
+ ==== =================================================================
0x01 look for NVRAM (equivalent to nvram=y)
0x02 ignore NVRAM "Synchronous negotiation" parameters for all devices
0x04 ignore NVRAM "Wide negotiation" parameter for all devices
0x08 ignore NVRAM "Scan at boot time" parameter for all devices
0x80 also attach controllers set to OFF in the NVRAM (sym53c8xx only)
+ ==== =================================================================

10.2.12 Exclude a host from being attached
+^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
+
excl=<io_address>,...

Prevent host at a given io address from being attached.
- For example 'excl=0xb400,0xc000' indicate to the
+ For example 'excl=0xb400,0xc000' indicate to the
driver not to attach hosts at address 0xb400 and 0xc000.

10.3 Converting from old style options
+--------------------------------------
+
+Previously, the sym2 driver accepted arguments of the form::

-Previously, the sym2 driver accepted arguments of the form
sym53c8xx=tags:4,sync:10,debug:0x200

As a result of the new module parameters, this is no longer available.
Most of the options have remained the same, but tags has become
cmd_per_lun to reflect its different purposes. The sample above would
-be specified as:
+be specified as::
+
modprobe sym53c8xx cmd_per_lun=4 sync=10 debug=0x200

-or on the kernel boot line as:
+or on the kernel boot line as::
+
sym53c8xx.cmd_per_lun=4 sym53c8xx.sync=10 sym53c8xx.debug=0x200

-10.4 SCSI BUS checking boot option.
+10.4 SCSI BUS checking boot option
+----------------------------------

-When this option is set to a non-zero value, the driver checks SCSI lines
+When this option is set to a non-zero value, the driver checks SCSI lines
logic state, 100 micro-seconds after having asserted the SCSI RESET line.
The driver just reads SCSI lines and checks all lines read FALSE except RESET.
-Since SCSI devices shall release the BUS at most 800 nano-seconds after SCSI
+Since SCSI devices shall release the BUS at most 800 nano-seconds after SCSI
RESET has been asserted, any signal to TRUE may indicate a SCSI BUS problem.
Unfortunately, the following common SCSI BUS problems are not detected:
+
- Only 1 terminator installed.
- Misplaced terminators.
- Bad quality terminators.
-On the other hand, either bad cabling, broken devices, not conformant
+
+On the other hand, either bad cabling, broken devices, not conformant
devices, ... may cause a SCSI signal to be wrong when te driver reads it.

15. SCSI problem troubleshooting
+================================

15.1 Problem tracking
+---------------------

Most SCSI problems are due to a non conformant SCSI bus or too buggy
devices. If unfortunately you have SCSI problems, you can check the
@@ -607,86 +743,96 @@ hard disks. Good SCSI hard disks with a large cache gain advantage of
tagged commands queuing.

15.2 Understanding hardware error reports
+-----------------------------------------

-When the driver detects an unexpected error condition, it may display a
-message of the following pattern.
+When the driver detects an unexpected error condition, it may display a
+message of the following pattern::

-sym0:1: ERROR (0:48) (1-21-65) (f/95/0) @ (script 7c0:19000000).
-sym0: script cmd = 19000000
-sym0: regdump: da 10 80 95 47 0f 01 07 75 01 81 21 80 01 09 00.
+ sym0:1: ERROR (0:48) (1-21-65) (f/95/0) @ (script 7c0:19000000).
+ sym0: script cmd = 19000000
+ sym0: regdump: da 10 80 95 47 0f 01 07 75 01 81 21 80 01 09 00.

-Some fields in such a message may help you understand the cause of the
-problem, as follows:
+Some fields in such a message may help you understand the cause of the
+problem, as follows::

-sym0:1: ERROR (0:48) (1-21-65) (f/95/0) @ (script 7c0:19000000).
-.....A.........B.C....D.E..F....G.H..I.......J.....K...L.......
+ sym0:1: ERROR (0:48) (1-21-65) (f/95/0) @ (script 7c0:19000000).
+ .....A.........B.C....D.E..F....G.H..I.......J.....K...L.......

Field A : target number.
- SCSI ID of the device the controller was talking with at the moment the
+ SCSI ID of the device the controller was talking with at the moment the
error occurs.

Field B : DSTAT io register (DMA STATUS)
- Bit 0x40 : MDPE Master Data Parity Error
+ ======== =============================================================
+ Bit 0x40 MDPE Master Data Parity Error
Data parity error detected on the PCI BUS.
- Bit 0x20 : BF Bus Fault
+ Bit 0x20 BF Bus Fault
PCI bus fault condition detected
- Bit 0x01 : IID Illegal Instruction Detected
- Set by the chip when it detects an Illegal Instruction format
+ Bit 0x01 IID Illegal Instruction Detected
+ Set by the chip when it detects an Illegal Instruction format
on some condition that makes an instruction illegal.
- Bit 0x80 : DFE Dma Fifo Empty
+ Bit 0x80 DFE Dma Fifo Empty
Pure status bit that does not indicate an error.
- If the reported DSTAT value contains a combination of MDPE (0x40),
+ ======== =============================================================
+
+ If the reported DSTAT value contains a combination of MDPE (0x40),
BF (0x20), then the cause may be likely due to a PCI BUS problem.

Field C : SIST io register (SCSI Interrupt Status)
- Bit 0x08 : SGE SCSI GROSS ERROR
- Indicates that the chip detected a severe error condition
+ ======== ==================================================================
+ Bit 0x08 SGE SCSI GROSS ERROR
+ Indicates that the chip detected a severe error condition
on the SCSI BUS that prevents the SCSI protocol from functioning
properly.
- Bit 0x04 : UDC Unexpected Disconnection
- Indicates that the device released the SCSI BUS when the chip
- was not expecting this to happen. A device may behave so to
+ Bit 0x04 UDC Unexpected Disconnection
+ Indicates that the device released the SCSI BUS when the chip
+ was not expecting this to happen. A device may behave so to
indicate the SCSI initiator that an error condition not reportable using the SCSI protocol has occurred.
- Bit 0x02 : RST SCSI BUS Reset
- Generally SCSI targets do not reset the SCSI BUS, although any
+ Bit 0x02 RST SCSI BUS Reset
+ Generally SCSI targets do not reset the SCSI BUS, although any
device on the BUS can reset it at any time.
- Bit 0x01 : PAR Parity
+ Bit 0x01 PAR Parity
SCSI parity error detected.
- On a faulty SCSI BUS, any error condition among SGE (0x08), UDC (0x04) and
- PAR (0x01) may be detected by the chip. If your SCSI system sometimes
- encounters such error conditions, especially SCSI GROSS ERROR, then a SCSI
+ ======== ==================================================================
+
+ On a faulty SCSI BUS, any error condition among SGE (0x08), UDC (0x04) and
+ PAR (0x01) may be detected by the chip. If your SCSI system sometimes
+ encounters such error conditions, especially SCSI GROSS ERROR, then a SCSI
BUS problem is likely the cause of these errors.

-For fields D,E,F,G and H, you may look into the sym53c8xx_defs.h file
+For fields D,E,F,G and H, you may look into the sym53c8xx_defs.h file
that contains some minimal comments on IO register bits.
+
Field D : SOCL Scsi Output Control Latch
- This register reflects the state of the SCSI control lines the
+ This register reflects the state of the SCSI control lines the
chip want to drive or compare against.
Field E : SBCL Scsi Bus Control Lines
Actual value of control lines on the SCSI BUS.
Field F : SBDL Scsi Bus Data Lines
Actual value of data lines on the SCSI BUS.
Field G : SXFER SCSI Transfer
- Contains the setting of the Synchronous Period for output and
+ Contains the setting of the Synchronous Period for output and
the current Synchronous offset (offset 0 means asynchronous).
Field H : SCNTL3 Scsi Control Register 3
- Contains the setting of timing values for both asynchronous and
- synchronous data transfers.
+ Contains the setting of timing values for both asynchronous and
+ synchronous data transfers.
Field I : SCNTL4 Scsi Control Register 4
Only meaningful for 53C1010 Ultra3 controllers.

-Understanding Fields J, K, L and dumps requires to have good knowledge of
+Understanding Fields J, K, L and dumps requires to have good knowledge of
SCSI standards, chip cores functionnals and internal driver data structures.
-You are not required to decode and understand them, unless you want to help
+You are not required to decode and understand them, unless you want to help
maintain the driver code.

17. Serial NVRAM (added by Richard Waltham: dormouse@farsrobt.demon.co.uk)
+==========================================================================

17.1 Features
+-------------

Enabling serial NVRAM support enables detection of the serial NVRAM included
-on Symbios and some Symbios compatible host adaptors, and Tekram boards. The
-serial NVRAM is used by Symbios and Tekram to hold set up parameters for the
+on Symbios and some Symbios compatible host adaptors, and Tekram boards. The
+serial NVRAM is used by Symbios and Tekram to hold set up parameters for the
host adaptor and its attached drives.

The Symbios NVRAM also holds data on the boot order of host adaptors in a
@@ -694,102 +840,122 @@ system with more than one host adaptor. This information is no longer used
as it's fundamentally incompatible with the hotplug PCI model.

Tekram boards using Symbios chips, DC390W/F/U, which have NVRAM are detected
-and this is used to distinguish between Symbios compatible and Tekram host
+and this is used to distinguish between Symbios compatible and Tekram host
adaptors. This is used to disable the Symbios compatible "diff" setting
-incorrectly set on Tekram boards if the CONFIG_SCSI_53C8XX_SYMBIOS_COMPAT
-configuration parameter is set enabling both Symbios and Tekram boards to be
+incorrectly set on Tekram boards if the CONFIG_SCSI_53C8XX_SYMBIOS_COMPAT
+configuration parameter is set enabling both Symbios and Tekram boards to be
used together with the Symbios cards using all their features, including
"diff" support. ("led pin" support for Symbios compatible cards can remain
enabled when using Tekram cards. It does nothing useful for Tekram host
adaptors but does not cause problems either.)

-The parameters the driver is able to get from the NVRAM depend on the
+The parameters the driver is able to get from the NVRAM depend on the
data format used, as follow:

- Tekram format Symbios format
-General and host parameters
- Boot order N Y
- Host SCSI ID Y Y
- SCSI parity checking Y Y
- Verbose boot messages N Y
-SCSI devices parameters
- Synchronous transfer speed Y Y
- Wide 16 / Narrow Y Y
- Tagged Command Queuing enabled Y Y
- Disconnections enabled Y Y
- Scan at boot time N Y
++-------------------------------+------------------+--------------+
+| |Tekram format |Symbios format|
++-------------------------------+------------------+--------------+
+|General and host parameters | | |
++-------------------------------+------------------+--------------+
+| * Boot order | N | Y |
++-------------------------------+------------------+--------------+
+| * Host SCSI ID | Y | Y |
++-------------------------------+------------------+--------------+
+| * SCSI parity checking | Y | Y |
++-------------------------------+------------------+--------------+
+| * Verbose boot messages | N | Y |
++-------------------------------+------------------+--------------+
+|SCSI devices parameters |
++-------------------------------+------------------+--------------+
+| * Synchronous transfer speed | Y | Y |
++-------------------------------+------------------+--------------+
+| * Wide 16 / Narrow | Y | Y |
++-------------------------------+------------------+--------------+
+| * Tagged Command Queuing | Y | Y |
+| enabled | | |
++-------------------------------+------------------+--------------+
+| * Disconnections enabled | Y | Y |
++-------------------------------+------------------+--------------+
+| * Scan at boot time | N | Y |
++-------------------------------+------------------+--------------+

-In order to speed up the system boot, for each device configured without
-the "scan at boot time" option, the driver forces an error on the
+
+In order to speed up the system boot, for each device configured without
+the "scan at boot time" option, the driver forces an error on the
first TEST UNIT READY command received for this device.


17.2 Symbios NVRAM layout
+-------------------------
+
+typical data at NVRAM address 0x100 (53c810a NVRAM)::
+
+ 00 00
+ 64 01
+ 8e 0b
+
+ 00 30 00 00 00 00 07 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 07 04 10 04 00 00
+
+ 04 00 0f 00 00 10 00 50 00 00 01 00 00 62
+ 04 00 03 00 00 10 00 58 00 00 01 00 00 63
+ 04 00 01 00 00 10 00 48 00 00 01 00 00 61
+ 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
+
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+
+ 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
+ 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
+ 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
+ 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
+ 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
+ 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
+ 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
+ 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
+
+ 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
+ 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
+ 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
+ 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
+ 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
+ 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
+ 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
+ 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
+
+ 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
+ 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
+ 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
+
+ fe fe
+ 00 00
+ 00 00

-typical data at NVRAM address 0x100 (53c810a NVRAM)
------------------------------------------------------------
-00 00
-64 01
-8e 0b
-
-00 30 00 00 00 00 07 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 07 04 10 04 00 00
-
-04 00 0f 00 00 10 00 50 00 00 01 00 00 62
-04 00 03 00 00 10 00 58 00 00 01 00 00 63
-04 00 01 00 00 10 00 48 00 00 01 00 00 61
-00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
-
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-
-00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
-00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
-00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
-00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
-00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
-00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
-00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
-00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
-
-00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
-00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
-00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
-00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
-00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
-00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
-00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
-00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
-
-00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
-00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
-00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
-
-fe fe
-00 00
-00 00
------------------------------------------------------------
NVRAM layout details

-NVRAM Address 0x000-0x0ff not used
- 0x100-0x26f initialised data
- 0x270-0x7ff not used
+============= =================
+NVRAM Address
+============= =================
+0x000-0x0ff not used
+0x100-0x26f initialised data
+0x270-0x7ff not used
+============= =================

-general layout
+general layout::

header - 6 bytes,
data - 356 bytes (checksum is byte sum of this data)
@@ -797,7 +963,7 @@ general layout
---
total 368 bytes

-data area layout
+data area layout::

controller set up - 20 bytes
boot configuration - 56 bytes (4x14 bytes)
@@ -806,52 +972,51 @@ data area layout
---
total 356 bytes

------------------------------------------------------------
-header
+header::

-00 00 - ?? start marker
-64 01 - byte count (lsb/msb excludes header/trailer)
-8e 0b - checksum (lsb/msb excludes header/trailer)
------------------------------------------------------------
-controller set up
+ 00 00 - ?? start marker
+ 64 01 - byte count (lsb/msb excludes header/trailer)
+ 8e 0b - checksum (lsb/msb excludes header/trailer)

-00 30 00 00 00 00 07 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 07 04 10 04 00 00
- | | | |
- | | | -- host ID
- | | |
- | | --Removable Media Support
- | | 0x00 = none
- | | 0x01 = Bootable Device
- | | 0x02 = All with Media
- | |
- | --flag bits 2
- | 0x00000001= scan order hi->low
- | (default 0x00 - scan low->hi)
- --flag bits 1
- 0x00000001 scam enable
- 0x00000010 parity enable
- 0x00000100 verbose boot msgs
+controller set up::
+
+ 00 30 00 00 00 00 07 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 07 04 10 04 00 00
+ | | | |
+ | | | -- host ID
+ | | |
+ | | --Removable Media Support
+ | | 0x00 = none
+ | | 0x01 = Bootable Device
+ | | 0x02 = All with Media
+ | |
+ | --flag bits 2
+ | 0x00000001= scan order hi->low
+ | (default 0x00 - scan low->hi)
+ --flag bits 1
+ 0x00000001 scam enable
+ 0x00000010 parity enable
+ 0x00000100 verbose boot msgs

remaining bytes unknown - they do not appear to change in my
current set up for any of the controllers.

default set up is identical for 53c810a and 53c875 NVRAM
(Removable Media added Symbios BIOS version 4.09)
------------------------------------------------------------
+
boot configuration

-boot order set by order of the devices in this table
+boot order set by order of the devices in this table::

-04 00 0f 00 00 10 00 50 00 00 01 00 00 62 -- 1st controller
-04 00 03 00 00 10 00 58 00 00 01 00 00 63 2nd controller
-04 00 01 00 00 10 00 48 00 00 01 00 00 61 3rd controller
-00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 4th controller
- | | | | | | | |
- | | | | | | ---- PCI io port adr
- | | | | | --0x01 init/scan at boot time
- | | | | --PCI device/function number (0xdddddfff)
- | | ----- ?? PCI vendor ID (lsb/msb)
- ----PCI device ID (lsb/msb)
+ 04 00 0f 00 00 10 00 50 00 00 01 00 00 62 -- 1st controller
+ 04 00 03 00 00 10 00 58 00 00 01 00 00 63 2nd controller
+ 04 00 01 00 00 10 00 48 00 00 01 00 00 61 3rd controller
+ 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 4th controller
+ | | | | | | | |
+ | | | | | | ---- PCI io port adr
+ | | | | | --0x01 init/scan at boot time
+ | | | | --PCI device/function number (0xdddddfff)
+ | | ----- ?? PCI vendor ID (lsb/msb)
+ ----PCI device ID (lsb/msb)

?? use of this data is a guess but seems reasonable

@@ -859,120 +1024,120 @@ remaining bytes unknown - they do not appear to change in my
current set up

default set up is identical for 53c810a and 53c875 NVRAM
------------------------------------------------------------
-device set up (up to 16 devices - includes controller)

-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00 - id 0
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+device set up (up to 16 devices - includes controller)::

-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
-0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00 - id 15
- | | | | | |
- | | | | ----timeout (lsb/msb)
- | | | --synch period (0x?? 40 Mtrans/sec- fast 40) (probably 0x28)
- | | | (0x30 20 Mtrans/sec- fast 20)
- | | | (0x64 10 Mtrans/sec- fast )
- | | | (0xc8 5 Mtrans/sec)
- | | | (0x00 asynchronous)
- | | -- ?? max sync offset (0x08 in NVRAM on 53c810a)
- | | (0x10 in NVRAM on 53c875)
- | --device bus width (0x08 narrow)
- | (0x10 16 bit wide)
- --flag bits
- 0x00000001 - disconnect enabled
- 0x00000010 - scan at boot time
- 0x00000100 - scan luns
- 0x00001000 - queue tags enabled
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00 - id 0
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00
+ 0f 00 08 08 64 00 0a 00 - id 15
+ | | | | | |
+ | | | | ----timeout (lsb/msb)
+ | | | --synch period (0x?? 40 Mtrans/sec- fast 40) (probably 0x28)
+ | | | (0x30 20 Mtrans/sec- fast 20)
+ | | | (0x64 10 Mtrans/sec- fast )
+ | | | (0xc8 5 Mtrans/sec)
+ | | | (0x00 asynchronous)
+ | | -- ?? max sync offset (0x08 in NVRAM on 53c810a)
+ | | (0x10 in NVRAM on 53c875)
+ | --device bus width (0x08 narrow)
+ | (0x10 16 bit wide)
+ --flag bits
+ 0x00000001 - disconnect enabled
+ 0x00000010 - scan at boot time
+ 0x00000100 - scan luns
+ 0x00001000 - queue tags enabled

remaining bytes unknown - they do not appear to change in my
current set up

-?? use of this data is a guess but seems reasonable
+?? use of this data is a guess but seems reasonable
(but it could be max bus width)

default set up for 53c810a NVRAM
-default set up for 53c875 NVRAM - bus width - 0x10
+default set up for 53c875 NVRAM
+
+ - bus width - 0x10
- sync offset ? - 0x10
- sync period - 0x30
------------------------------------------------------------
-?? spare device space (32 bit bus ??)

-00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 (19x8bytes)
-.
-.
-00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
+?? spare device space (32 bit bus ??)::

-default set up is identical for 53c810a and 53c875 NVRAM
------------------------------------------------------------
-trailer
-
-fe fe - ? end marker ?
-00 00
-00 00
+ 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 (19x8bytes)
+ .
+ .
+ 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00

default set up is identical for 53c810a and 53c875 NVRAM
------------------------------------------------------------

+trailer::

+ fe fe - ? end marker ?
+ 00 00
+ 00 00
+
+default set up is identical for 53c810a and 53c875 NVRAM

17.3 Tekram NVRAM layout
+------------------------

nvram 64x16 (1024 bit)

-Drive settings
+Drive settings::

-Drive ID 0-15 (addr 0x0yyyy0 = device setup, yyyy = ID)
- (addr 0x0yyyy1 = 0x0000)
+ Drive ID 0-15 (addr 0x0yyyy0 = device setup, yyyy = ID)
+ (addr 0x0yyyy1 = 0x0000)

- x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
- | | | | | | | | |
- | | | | | | | | ----- parity check 0 - off
- | | | | | | | | 1 - on
- | | | | | | | |
- | | | | | | | ------- sync neg 0 - off
- | | | | | | | 1 - on
- | | | | | | |
- | | | | | | --------- disconnect 0 - off
- | | | | | | 1 - on
- | | | | | |
- | | | | | ----------- start cmd 0 - off
- | | | | | 1 - on
- | | | | |
- | | | | -------------- tagged cmds 0 - off
- | | | | 1 - on
- | | | |
- | | | ---------------- wide neg 0 - off
- | | | 1 - on
- | | |
- --------------------------- sync rate 0 - 10.0 Mtrans/sec
- 1 - 8.0
- 2 - 6.6
- 3 - 5.7
- 4 - 5.0
- 5 - 4.0
- 6 - 3.0
- 7 - 2.0
- 7 - 2.0
- 8 - 20.0
- 9 - 16.7
- a - 13.9
- b - 11.9
+ x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
+ | | | | | | | | |
+ | | | | | | | | ----- parity check 0 - off
+ | | | | | | | | 1 - on
+ | | | | | | | |
+ | | | | | | | ------- sync neg 0 - off
+ | | | | | | | 1 - on
+ | | | | | | |
+ | | | | | | --------- disconnect 0 - off
+ | | | | | | 1 - on
+ | | | | | |
+ | | | | | ----------- start cmd 0 - off
+ | | | | | 1 - on
+ | | | | |
+ | | | | -------------- tagged cmds 0 - off
+ | | | | 1 - on
+ | | | |
+ | | | ---------------- wide neg 0 - off
+ | | | 1 - on
+ | | |
+ --------------------------- sync rate 0 - 10.0 Mtrans/sec
+ 1 - 8.0
+ 2 - 6.6
+ 3 - 5.7
+ 4 - 5.0
+ 5 - 4.0
+ 6 - 3.0
+ 7 - 2.0
+ 7 - 2.0
+ 8 - 20.0
+ 9 - 16.7
+ a - 13.9
+ b - 11.9

Global settings

-Host flags 0 (addr 0x100000, 32)
+Host flags 0 (addr 0x100000, 32)::

x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
| | | | | | | | | | | |
@@ -980,7 +1145,7 @@ Host flags 0 (addr 0x100000, 32)
| | | | | | | |
| | | | | | | ----------------------- support for 0 - off
| | | | | | | > 2 drives 1 - on
- | | | | | | |
+ | | | | | | |
| | | | | | ------------------------- support drives 0 - off
| | | | | | > 1Gbytes 1 - on
| | | | | |
@@ -1000,10 +1165,10 @@ Host flags 0 (addr 0x100000, 32)
as BIOS dev 1 - boot device
2 - all

-Host flags 1 (addr 0x100001, 33)
+Host flags 1 (addr 0x100001, 33)::

x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
- | | | | | |
+ | | | | | |
| | | --------- boot delay 0 - 3 sec
| | | 1 - 5
| | | 2 - 10
@@ -1018,7 +1183,7 @@ Host flags 1 (addr 0x100001, 33)
3 - 16
4 - 32

-Host flags 2 (addr 0x100010, 34)
+Host flags 2 (addr 0x100010, 34)::

x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
|
@@ -1031,18 +1196,14 @@ checksum = 0x1234 - (sum addr 0-63)

----------------------------------------------------------------------------

-default nvram data:
+default nvram data::

-0x0037 0x0000 0x0037 0x0000 0x0037 0x0000 0x0037 0x0000
-0x0037 0x0000 0x0037 0x0000 0x0037 0x0000 0x0037 0x0000
-0x0037 0x0000 0x0037 0x0000 0x0037 0x0000 0x0037 0x0000
-0x0037 0x0000 0x0037 0x0000 0x0037 0x0000 0x0037 0x0000
+ 0x0037 0x0000 0x0037 0x0000 0x0037 0x0000 0x0037 0x0000
+ 0x0037 0x0000 0x0037 0x0000 0x0037 0x0000 0x0037 0x0000
+ 0x0037 0x0000 0x0037 0x0000 0x0037 0x0000 0x0037 0x0000
+ 0x0037 0x0000 0x0037 0x0000 0x0037 0x0000 0x0037 0x0000

-0x0f07 0x0400 0x0001 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000
-0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000
-0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000
-0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0xfbbc
-
-
-===============================================================================
-End of Linux SYM-2 driver documentation file
+ 0x0f07 0x0400 0x0001 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000
+ 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000
+ 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000
+ 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0x0000 0xfbbc
diff --git a/drivers/scsi/Kconfig b/drivers/scsi/Kconfig
index 5bde34020b3a..b5be6f43ec3f 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/scsi/Kconfig
@@ -921,7 +921,7 @@ config SCSI_SYM53C8XX_2
language. It does not support LSI53C10XX Ultra-320 PCI-X SCSI
controllers; you need to use the Fusion MPT driver for that.

- Please read <file:Documentation/scsi/sym53c8xx_2.txt> for more
+ Please read <file:Documentation/scsi/sym53c8xx_2.rst> for more
information.

config SCSI_SYM53C8XX_DMA_ADDRESSING_MODE
--
2.21.1
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