On Wed, Sep 23, 1998 at 09:22:41PM +0200, Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 22, 1998 at 08:24:20PM -0400, Alex deVries wrote:
> > First, I wonder how much of the kernel will actually work on the
> > Challenge S; I'm told there are SCSI controller differences.
> looking linus.linux.sgi.com, which is AFAIK a Challenge S, it seems the
> Challenge has a wd33c93 and a wd33c95. The wd33c93 is what we already support.
> As long as the harddisk are attached to it, it should work. The wd33c95
> is a rather strange chip, and from the datasheet I have here, it looks like
> a lot of work to write a driver for it, because besides the kernel code,
> you have to write sequence code for the chip, too.
Did I missunderstand the 95's documentation - I thought we can abuse the
95 as a 93, thereby saving alot of driver work for now?