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-22.214.171.124/drivers/message/i2o/Kconfig :
> 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
For my example, I use it on the Apatec 3410 because no 64 kernel-modules are
The useing is a bit unusual but it works.