Driver: SymbiosLogic53C8xxSCSIDriver Driver Overview: NeXTanswer #1754
Last Update: December 18, 1997
Newer Released Driver in NeXTanswers*: Yes, Version 3.33, as NeXTanswer #1753 Newer Beta Driver in NeXTanswers*: No, Version 0.00, as NeXTanswer #
Driver Name / Installer .pkg: SYM53c8 Driver Type: SCSI Driver Scope: Generic-Chipset Supported Components: NCR/SYM53c810, NCR/SYM53c815, NCR/SYM53c820, NCR/SYM53c825 PC Bus / Interface Supported by Driver**: Integrated, PCI
General Overview notes: This driver supports the NCR 53C8xx family of SCSI controllers.
Supported Products / Add-on Adapters:
Supported Products / Systems (ie integrated into PC System): DEC Celebris XL/590
Special Features of Driver / Driver Notes: Cmd queuing is disabled. Synchronous and wide data transfers are selectable through the Configure panel. Support for multiple adapters.
Suggest upgrading Symbios BIOS to version 3.07. Some systems have experienced a hang during initialization on previous BIOS versions.
SCSI Driver Details
Supported Connectors: 50-pin Centronics (Standard SCSI), 50-pin Header (Internal SCSI), 50-pin High Density (SCSI-2), 68-pin High Density (Wide SCSI)
Attributes**: SCSI-2 Cache Size Supported**:
Driver Version Notes
Future / Update Planning: Reason for New Driver / Update: New Driver / Update Timeframe:
New Driver / Update Description:
Note: Information contained in the "Future Planning" section of this document does not constitute a commitment on the part of NeXT to complete the planned development work.
* - Any NeXTanswer number that is blank indicates that a driver will not be released for this version of NEXTSTEP.
** - Indicates information that is inclusive of the entire capability of this driver. Not all devices supported by this driver may include all features listed. Check any available NeXTanswers and the hardware manual for the device for additional information.