Quoting David Murphy (david.murphy at gmail.com):
> > WTF? Now, I'm confused.
>> I don't understand why - if you recognised a SCSI controller on a SCSI
> ICP card, would you expect to talk to that, or to the ICP controller?
> Why would you expect to do anything different for a SATA ICP card?
Maybe I was somehow insufficiently clear: What _specifically_ about a
card you recognise as having a pair of Silicon Image 3112A chips and an
Intel GC80303 RISC chip says "ICP Vortex" to you?
My point was: Here's a family of cards (SRCS14L, SRCS16, and SRCS28X)
whose identifiable major chips are (1) a SiI3112A chip for each channel
pair, and (2) one of several Intel RISC CPUs. The available
documentation doesn't disclose the nature of any _other_ significant
I thus infer that there actually _is_ other significant circuitry --
that determines the host-facing programming interface, and is ICP
Vortex-compatible -- but that the information on the Web doesn't discuss
it. Therefore: Sucks to be me. Moreover: The standard "identify the
significant chipset, then find a driver" conceptual model we've gotten
used to won't always work well.
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