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Re: SCSI I2O Driver on ISO's?

Am Freitag 08 Juli 2005 16:02 schrieb Erik Mouw:
> On Fri, Jul 08, 2005 at 09:41:21AM -0400, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 08, 2005 at 10:33:55AM +0200, Eduardo wrote:
> > > is there any ISO with support for i2o SCSI? Netinstall hasn't support
> > > for this driver.
> >
> > Isn't i2o a system used by many scsi controllers?
> Not at all.
> >  Which one in
> > particular?
> >
> >From linux- :
>     The Intelligent Input/Output (I2O) architecture allows hardware
>     drivers to be split into two parts: an operating system specific
>     module called the OSM and an hardware specific module called the
>     HDM. The OSM can talk to a whole range of HDM's, and ideally the
>     HDM's are not OS dependent. This allows for the same HDM driver to
>     be used under different operating systems if the relevant OSM is in
>     place. In order for this to work, you need to have an I2O interface
>     adapter card in your computer. This card contains a special I/O
>     processor (IOP), thus allowing high speeds since the CPU does not
>     have to deal with I/O.
> There's only one I2O scsi driver that is able to handle all I2O scsi
> cards.
> Erik
For my example, I use it on the Apatec 3410 because no 64 kernel-modules are 
on stage.
The useing is a bit unusual but it works.


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