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RE: [K12OSN] K12linux and SCSI... any thoughts?



Check out Tyan boards for well-supported ck804.

-dhbarr.


Around Tuesday, July 12, 2005 12:54 PM,
Robert Arkiletian (mailto:robark gmail com) wrote:
> On 7/12/05, Robert Arkiletian <robark gmail com> wrote:
>> One other thing to note. Currently we must depend on scsi controller
>> manufacturers to provide driver source. Some do better than others.
>> But the AHCI spec is open. I know that controllers which follow the
>> spec will be FULLY supported by linux out of the box. Currently the
>> only ones I know that do are Intel, Sil and upcoming VIA. Nvidia does
>> NOT. That's why I won't buy Nvidia nforce4 MB. See this site for
>> further details.
> 
> Actually I should correct something. I think Sil does NOT follow AHCI.
> Not sure if they are going to provide source. The problem with Nvidia
> is that they never release source. They do support SATA II but they
> won't release the specs to their hardware and only provide their own
> binary drivers.


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