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NEXTSTEP for Intel Processors Release 3.3

SCSI Driver Overview

Driver: Bus Logic FlashPoint
Driver Overview: NeXTanswer #2129
Last Update:
April 23, 1997

Availability Information

Newer Released Driver in NeXTanswers*:
No, Version 0.00, as NeXTanswer #
Newer Beta Driver in NeXTanswers*: Yes, Version 3.32, as NeXTanswer #2128

Driver Name / Installer .pkg: BusLogicFPSCSI
Driver Type: SCSI
Driver Scope: Specific Product
Supported Components: BusLogic BA81C15
PC Bus / Interface Supported by Driver**: PCI

General Overview notes: The BusLogic FlashPoint SCSI driver is designed to support the KT-930 SCSI adapter from BusLogic.

Supported Products / Add-on Adapters:
BusLogic KT-930 PCI SCSI Host Adapter
BusLogic KT-932 PCI Dual Chanel SCSI Host Adapter
BusLogic BT-950 PCI Wide SCSI Host Adapter

Supported Products / Systems (ie integrated into PC System):

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), 50-pin High Density (SCSI-2)
Access Mode:
Bus Master DMA
Cache Size Supported**: N/A

Known Problems

Due to ongoing development and testing of OPENSTEP 4.0, the beta version (v3.31) of this driver will neither be tested on NEXTSTEP 3.3 nor upgraded to "Released" status.

Driver Version Notes

3.31 - First released version of this driver

Future Planning

Future / Update Planning:
Under Development
Reason for New Driver / Update: Performance Enhance
New Driver / Update Timeframe: Q4 96

New Driver / Update Description:
3.32 will contain the latest version of Bus Logic's SCCB Manager code

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.

Product Vendor

Bus Logic, Inc.
4151 Burton Drive
Santa Clara, CA 95054

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