On Thu, Sep 24, 1998 at 01:59:38AM +0200, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > 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?
The documentation isn't really clear about that, but I believe you need
sequencer code to make the 95 acting like a 93. And I couldn't find such
a thing, yet.
See, you not only have to be a good coder to create a system like Linux,
you have to be a sneaky bastard too ;-)
[Linus Torvalds in <email@example.com.Helsinki.FI>]