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NEXTSTEP for Intel Processors Release 3.3

SCSI Driver Overview

Driver Overview: NeXTanswer #1752
Last Update:
April 23, 1997

Availability Information

Newer Released Driver in NeXTanswers*:
Yes, Version 3.36, as NeXTanswer #1751
Newer Beta Driver in NeXTanswers*: No, Version 0.00, as NeXTanswer #

Driver Name / Installer .pkg: AMD53C974SCSIDriver
Driver Type: SCSI
Driver Scope: Generic-Chipset
Supported Components: AMD Am53C974, AMD Am79C974
PC Bus / Interface Supported by Driver**: Integrated, PCI

General Overview notes: This driver should support the AMD Am53C974 family of PCI SCSI controllers. The 79C974 is a combo chip with contains an Am79C970 ethernet core and an Am53C974 SCSI core

Supported Products / Add-on Adapters:
The AMDPCSCSI driver is known to work with the following SCSI devices:
Toshiba CD-ROM XM-3401T
Peripheral Solutions 8mm Exabyte DAT Drive -- 8500
Syquest 88MB SQ5110 D3G 810
IOMEGA Bernoulli 230 BETA230 1.1408/2
Pinnacle Micro Tahoe 230MB MO J6CTahoe-130A
Quantum 504MB LPS5255S 311012 Hard Drive
Quantum LPS540S 590H01 Hard Drive
Next SCSI Color Printer
HSD Scan-X Color Scanner (UMAX engine)

Supported Products / Systems (ie integrated into PC System):
Compaq Deskpro XL
HP Vectra XU

Special Features of Driver / Driver Notes:
This device driver provides information in the Configure application's help panel. Choose Info>Help from the Configure menu and scroll down to find this device driver's help topic.

SCSI Driver Details

Supported Connectors:
50-pin Header (Internal SCSI)
Access Mode:

Cache Size Supported**: N/A

Known Problems

Driver Version Notes

Future Planning

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.

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