Re: SCSI Tape problems

Leonard N. Zubkoff (
Mon, 27 Jul 1998 09:17:33 -0700

Date: Mon, 27 Jul 1998 11:00:45 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Richard B. Johnson" <>

Per Leonard's instructions, I downloaded the latest firmware for the

I upgraded the controller firmware on all my machines. It works fine.
However, the SCSI Tape problems still persist.

***** BusLogic SCSI Driver Version 2.1.13 of 17 April 1998 *****
Copyright 1995-1998 by Leonard N. Zubkoff <>
Configuring BusLogic Model BT-958 PCI Wide Ultra SCSI Host Adapter
Firmware Version: 5.07B, I/O Address: 0xFC8C, IRQ Channel: 9/Level


Actually, it *is* the latest firmware which has a problem with timeouts on some
tape drives. I recommended you try firmware 5.06J, which is an older version
available from my web site at I forgot to
mention the URL in my initial message to Richard, so it's not surprising he
just tried the latest.


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