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adv - Advansys ISA/VL/EISA/PCI 8bit SCSI Host adapter driver

 

NAME

      adv - Advansys ISA/VL/EISA/PCI 8bit SCSI Host adapter driver
 

SYNOPSIS

      To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following lines in your
      kernel configuration file:
 
            device scbus
            device adv
 
            For one or more EISA cards:
            device eisa
 
            For one or more VL/ISA cards:
            device isa
 
            In /boot/device.hints:
            hint.adv.0.at="isa"
 
            For one or more PCI cards:
            device pci
 

DESCRIPTION

      This driver provides access to the 8bit SCSI bus connected to the
      Advanced Systems Products, Inc.  ASC900, ASC1000, ASC1090, ASC1200,
      ASC3030, ASC3050, and ASC3150 host adapter chips.  The following tables
      list the AdvanSys products using these chips, their bus attachment type,
      maximum sync rate, and the maximum number of commands that can be handled
      by the adapter concurrently.
 
            Connectivity Products:
 
            Adapter       Bus   Floppy      MaxSync   Commands  Footnotes
            ABP510/5150   ISA     No         10MHz       240    1
            ABP5140     ISA PnP   No         10MHz       16     1, 3
            ABP5142     ISA PnP   Yes        10MHz       16     4
            ABP[3]902     PCI     No         10MHz       16
            ABP3905       PCI     No         10MHz       16
            ABP915        PCI     No         10MHz       16
            ABP920        PCI     No         10MHz       16
            ABP3922       PCI     No         10MHz       16
            ABP3925       PCI     No         10MHz       16
            ABP930        PCI     No         10MHz       16     5
            ABP930U       PCI     No         20MHz       16
            ABP930UA      PCI     No         20MHz       16
            ABP960        PCI     No         10MHz       16
            ABP960U       PCI     No         20MHz       16
 
            Footnotes:
            1.   This board has been shipped by HP with the 4020i CD-R drive.
                 The board has no BIOS so it cannot control a boot device, but
                 it can control any secondary SCSI device.
            2.   This board has been sold by Iomega as a Jaz Jet PCI adapter.
            3.   This board has been sold by SIIG as the i540 SpeedMaster.
            4.   This board has been sold by SIIG as the i542 SpeedMaster.
            5.   This board has been sold by SIIG as the Fast SCSI Pro PCI.
 
            Single Channel Products:
 
            Adapter       Bus   Floppy      MaxSync   Commands
            ABP542        ISA     Yes        10MHz       240
            ABP742        EISA    Yes        10MHz       240
            ABP842        VL      Yes        10MHz       240
            ABP940        PCI     No         10MHz       240
            ABP[3]940UA   PCI     No         20MHz       240
            ABP940U       PCI     No         20MHz       240
            ABP3960UA     PCI     No         20MHz       240
            ABP970        PCI     No         10MHz       240
            ABP970U       PCI     No         20MHz       240
 
            Multi Channel Products (Commands are per-channel):
 
            Adapter       Bus   Floppy      MaxSync   Commands  Channels
            ABP752       EISA     Yes        10MHz       240      2
            ABP852        VL      Yes        10MHz       240      2
            ABP950        PCI     No         10MHz       240      2
            ABP980        PCI     No         10MHz       240      4
            ABP980U       PCI     No         20MHz       240      4
            ABP[3]980UA   PCI     No         20MHz       16       4
 
      Per target configuration performed in the AdvanceWare menu, which is
      accessible at boot, is honored by this driver.  This includes syn‐
      chronous/asynchronous transfers, maximum synchronous negotiation rate,
      disconnection, tagged queueing, and the host adapter’s SCSI ID.  The
      global setting for the maximum number of tagged transactions allowed per
      target is not honored as the CAM SCSI system will automatically determine
      the maximum number of tags a device can receive as well as guarantee fair
      resource allocation among devices.
 

HARDWARE

      The adv driver supports the following SCSI controllers:
 
            AdvanSys ABP510/5150
            AdvanSys ABP5140
            AdvanSys ABP5142
            AdvanSys ABP902/3902
            AdvanSys ABP3905
            AdvanSys ABP915
            AdvanSys ABP920
            AdvanSys ABP3922
            AdvanSys ABP3925
            AdvanSys ABP930, ABP930U, ABP930UA
            AdvanSys ABP960, ABP960U
            AdvanSys ABP542
            AdvanSys ABP742
            AdvanSys ABP842
            AdvanSys ABP940
            AdvanSys ABP940UA/3940UA
            AdvanSys ABP940U
            AdvanSys ABP3960UA
            AdvanSys ABP970, ABP970U
            AdvanSys ABP752
            AdvanSys ABP852
            AdvanSys ABP950
            AdvanSys ABP980, ABP980U
            AdvanSys ABP980UA/3980UA
            MELCO IFC-USP (PC-98)
            RATOC REX-PCI30 (PC-98)
            @Nifty FNECHARD IFC-USUP-TX (PC-98)
      adw(4), aha(4), ahb(4), ahc(4), cd(4), da(4), sa(4), scsi(4)
 

HISTORY

      The adv driver appeared in FreeBSD 3.0.
 

AUTHORS

      The adv driver was ported by Justin T. Gibbs from the Linux driver writ‐
      ten by Bob Frey of Advanced System Products, Inc.  Many thanks to Advan‐
      Sys for providing the original driver under a suitable license for use in
      FreeBSD.
 

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