Re: Hardware not detected (9000/801/D200)
On Fri, 2003-02-07 at 07:47, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> I'm afraid you're out of luck for the moment. These discs are attached to
> an EISA scsi card and we don't currently have support for that. I don't
> believe anyone's currently working on getting these cards supported,
> but we do have some available so I suspect someone will work on this at
> some point.
This would be that EISA 710 card you sent me, right :-)
I do actually have plans to add it in in the future. I talked to
Richard Hirst about getting sim710 working again (migration to the
device model, DMA model and cli/sti removal). The upshot is that we're
going to gut it and make it use the 53c700 chip driver. In theory it
should be just a matter of adding the EISA probe ID and parsing the
registry entries to get it to work. Do you happen to have any docs for
this (really, probably all I need to know is the SCSI clock speed
feeding the 710 chip).
Of course, for this card, it's also predicated on getting EISA to work
again on pa-risc after Marc Zyngier's sysfs changes...