mesh SCSI bus locks hard on 7500 when burning a CD-R in dao mode

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at
Wed Jan 31 18:10:45 EST 2001

On Tue, 30 Jan 2001, Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > So the only points in common seem to be that the DVD drives are running
> > on mac hardware and that the drivers are written by Paul Mackerras.  :-)
> > I don't at all mean to impugn Paul's coding ability, which is obviously
> > excellent, but the fact that he wrote both the drivers may mean that
> > they share lots of code and possibly share the same bug.
> If so, the bug should have propagated to the m68k 53c9x driver. Wouldn't
> be the 53c9x first weirdness - I never got it to accept a DAT drive (old
> DDS-1, possibly Apple) without blowing up.

FYI, my DDS-1 worked with my MESH. Not perfectly, sometimes it gave a warning
(lost arbitration, IIRC), which aborted the current reading/writing.

Moving the DD-1 to the Sym53c875 solved the problem.



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