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Re: SCSI I2O Driver on ISO's?

On Fri, Jul 08, 2005 at 10:22:07AM -0400, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 08, 2005 at 04:02:51PM +0200, Erik Mouw wrote:
> > There's only one I2O scsi driver that is able to handle all I2O scsi
> > cards.
> Ah.  No wonder I recall thinking i2o sounded very cool wen it was
> announced many years ago.  I just never saw it in use much.  Seemed like
> it almost just vanished after it was announced.

Yeah, I guess it was more hype than real stuff. Modern bus master DMA
PCI SCSI controllers should be able to get the same performance but
unfortunately can't be dealt with a single driver.

> Now I see CONFIG_I2O=m and CONFIG_I2O_SCSI=m in every 2.6 kernel on
> Debian that I have around.  So at least the kernel has support.  Perhaps
> the installer/initrd system doesn't know about it, or the module got
> left out of the install system kernel filtering.
> Do you know the name of the module?

i2o_scsi, which probably depends on i2o_core and i2o_bus.


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