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Re: Problem with Sarge-NetInstall m68k on my Amiga (won't even start...)

On Wed, 10 Nov 2004, Tobias Matschke wrote:
> On amiga.resource.cx the Nexus is also listed:
> http://amiga.resource.cx/exp/search.pl?dir=scsi#nexus
> According to them the AMD-IC is the controller-chip...
> Something new on the issue?

Yep, an NCR5380-based SCSI card. Linux has a driver for this chip, someone
(you?) just has to add the necessary glue for the Nexus.

> Tobias Matschke schrieb:
> > I found a high quality picture of the Nexus at
> > http://www.amiga-hardware.com/nexus_big.jpg.
> > It has several PALs on it which's programming won't be easy to figure out.
> > However there is a bigger IC made by AMD on it, which reads as "AM5380PC".
> > The manual (yeah! I kept it all these years...) mentions that the Nexus
> > offers a "ANSI X3T9.2-compliant SCSI-adaptor". Maybe a generic driver
> > works...



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
							    -- Linus Torvalds

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