Re: On the topic of noisy drivers...

Ulrich Windl (
Thu, 2 May 1996 09:58:00 +0200

On 30 Apr 96 at 14:53, David A Willmore wrote:

> On Apr 29, 11:12pm, Mike McLagan wrote:
> > Is there *ANY* reason that the AIC77x0 driver needs to spew it's life's
> > story onto the console during bootup? Seems to me that 99% of what it spits
> > out is extraneous!
> >
> > Maybe gagging it for 2.0 would be a good idea?
> I have to agree here. The number of lines that scroll by when my six disk SCSI
> system boots is silly. Do I really need six lines to tell me that my disks all
> use 512 byte hardware sectors? Partition information is line this, too. Maybe
> I just have too many drives....

I think the Buslogic driver even beats the aic7xxx in number of

> Cheers,
> David