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Solaris™ Operating Environment Boot Camp by Dominic Butler, David Rhodes

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SCSI Options

Sometimes we may need to force a device to operate in a specific mode. For example, a fast SCSI may be set to work as a “normal” SCSI—although we need to remember that the device must support the capability that we are trying to enable or disable. For example, we cannot enable fast SCSI on a “normal” SCSI device.

A number of different SCSI options are available and are shown in Table 17.7. These can be set to affect the device functions:

Table 17.7. SCSI Options
TypeMeaning
0x1Debug (target driver)
0x2Debug (library)
0x4Debug (host adaptor)
0x8Disconnect/reconnect
0x10Linked commands
0x20Synchronous transfer capability
0x40Parity support
0x80Tagged command support
0x100Fast SCSI support
0x200Wide SCSI support

For example, to support fast SCSI, ...

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