> 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?
My experience is that the wd93 driver doens't work with the wd95 controller,
someone else hassuccessfully tried this?