On 12 Jun 2001 11:48:30 -0500,
Chris Tooley <ctooley@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>I have to say, I have and do run quite a few aic7xxx SCSI adapters and
>have never had a single problem with them. I keep hearing about how
>there are all kinds of issues, but I'm probably done 20-30 installations
>onto drives on these cards and never had a single issue. Would someone
>please enlighten me as to what is wrong with them?
The driver code works one compiled but the way it was "integrated" into
the linux kernel build system leaves a lot to be desired. There are
too many ways that aic7xx can fail to compile, or worse, be miscompiled
and fail when the driver is used.
I tried to show the aic7xxx maintainer how to do it correctly but he
insisted on doing it his own way. What do I know, I'm just the kernel