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Linux I2O Support (c) Copyright 1999 Red Hat Software
and others.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License
as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version
2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
AUTHORS (so far)
Alan Cox, Building Number Three Ltd.
Core code, SCSI and Block OSMs
Steve Ralston, LSI Logic Corp.
Debugging SCSI and Block OSM
Deepak Saxena, Intel Corp.
Various core/block extensions
/proc interface, bug fixes
Ioctl interfaces for control
Debugging LAN OSM
Philip Rumpf
Fixed assorted dumb SMP locking bugs
Juha Sievanen, University of Helsinki Finland
LAN OSM code
/proc interface to LAN class
Bug fixes
Core code extensions
Auvo Häkkinen, University of Helsinki Finland
LAN OSM code
/Proc interface to LAN class
Bug fixes
Core code extensions
Taneli Vähäkangas, University of Helsinki Finland
Fixes to i2o_config
This work was made possible by
Red Hat Software
Funding for the Building #3 part of the project
Symbios Logic (Now LSI)
Host adapters, hints, known to work platforms when I hit
compatibility problems
BoxHill Corporation
Loan of initial FibreChannel disk array used for development work.
European Comission
Funding the work done by the University of Helsinki
Loan of FDDI and Gigabit Ethernet cards
Loan of I2O motherboard
o The core setup works within limits.
o The scsi layer seems to almost work.
I'm still chasing down the hang bug.
o The block OSM is mostly functional
o LAN OSM works with FDDI and Ethernet cards.
o Provide hidden address space if asked
o Long term message flow control
o PCI IOP's without interrupts are not supported yet
o Push FAIL handling into the core
o DDM control interfaces for module load etc
o Add I2O 2.0 support (Deffered to 2.5 kernel)
o Multiple major numbers
o Read ahead and cache handling stuff. Talk to Ingo and people
o Power management
o Finish Media changers
o Find the right way to associate drives/luns/busses
o Performance tuning
o Test Fibre Channel code
o Anyone seen anything implementing this ?
(D.S: Will attempt to do so if spare cycles permit)