Re: NCR53c8xx timeout change?

David Mosberger-Tang (
Tue, 20 Jan 1998 20:41:30 -0800

>>>>> On Tue, 20 Jan 1998 14:56:49 -0500 (EST), " Raymond A. Ingles" <> said:

Raymond> I downloaded kernel 2.0.33, and I've been laboring at
Raymond> configuring it. Changing the SG_BIG_BUFF value to the max
Raymond> is easy enough, and I've done that.

Raymond> But back in 2.0.30 I also needed to patch the ncr53c8xx.c
Raymond> driver to make sure that it wouldn't time out in the middle
Raymond> of a long scan. (I have a Mustek IISP type which doesn't
Raymond> disconnect.) The sane-scsi man page still says:

I haven't had time yet to look at 2.0.33 but if it comes with the
driver that's in the 2.1.x series of the kernels, the patch is no
longer necessary.


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