Re: aic7xxx Driver support faster than 20MB/sec?

Gregory T. Norris (
Fri, 4 Dec 1998 14:32:22 -0600

I'm getting 40MB/sec under version 5.1.4, with a 2940UW and Seagate
ST34501W drives.

On Thu, Dec 03, 1998 at 04:42:25PM -0800, Timm Gleason wrote:
> Does anyone know if the current version of the aic7xxx driver(5.1.4) support
> faster than 20MB/sec maximum transfer rate? I compiled a 2.0.36 kernel using
> the pre13 patch and the patch text had references in it to the aic7xxx
> driver being 5.0.20. This kernel did support the higher rates. However, I
> find that the kernel we compiled using the final release of 2.0.36 contains
> aic7xxx driver 5.1.4 and does not seem to accept negotiation higher than
> 20MB/sec. Yes, I have checked the SCSI BIOS for the controller and all ID's
> are set to 80MB/sec rate.

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