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ESP(4)		       FreeBSD Kernel Interfaces Manual			ESP(4)

NAME
     esp -- Qlogic FEPS	and FAS366 SCSI	driver

SYNOPSIS
     To	compile	this driver into the kernel, place the following lines in your
     kernel configuration file:

	   device scbus
	   device esp

HARDWARE
     The esp driver provides support for the Qlogic FAS216 and FAS408 SCSI
     controller	chips found in a wide variety of systems and peripheral
     boards.  This includes the	Qlogic SCSI cards found	in most	Sun Ultra 1e
     and Ultra 2 machines.

     For Qlogic	PCI SCSI host adapters,	the isp(4) driver should be used in
     place of the esp driver.

IMPLEMENTATION NOTES
     During the	boot sequence, the esp driver searches the linked list for LUN
     info by LUN ID.  At this point the	driver will attach on that instance,
     and then attempt to attach	every sub-device.

     There are at least	4 variations of	the configuration 3 register.  A sec-
     ond config	register must be loaded	to inquire the chip revision, other-
     wise the ncr53c9x_reset() function	will not set the defaults correctly.

     The drive attach routine attempts to set the appropriate bit to put the
     chip into Fast SCSI mode so that it does not have to be figured out each
     time.  This will then be stored in	the NCR	registers for later use.

     The esp driver makes use of the LSI 64854 DMA engine which	contains three
     independent channels designed to interface	with an	NCR539X	SCSI con-
     troller; an AM7990	Ethernet controller; and certain types of parallel
     port hardware.  As	such this driver may eventually	replace	the amd(4)
     driver for	network	hardware.

DIAGNOSTICS
     The following driver specific error messages may be reported:

     esp: cannot map %d	segments  The device was unable	to map segments	while
     mapping the SCSI devices in DMA mode.

     unknown variant %d, devices not attached  An unknown version of the card
     was found and devices will	not be attached.

     Unhandled function	code %d	 The device returned a function	code which the
     driver is unable to handle, most likely during negotiation.

     esp:%d:%d:	selection failed %d left in FIFO  The target left the command
     phase prematurely.	 If a command did not reach the	device then it will be
     reported as shown above.

     invalid state: %d	The device has reached an invalid state.

SEE ALSO
     amd(4), isp(4), scbus(4), camcontrol(8)

     http://www.qlc.com/
     http://www.sun.com/

HISTORY
     The esp driver was	written	for NetBSD by Eric S. Hvozda.  The esp driver
     was then ported to	FreeBSD	5.3 by Scott Long <scottl@FreeBSD.org>.

AUTHORS
     This manual page was written by Tom Rhodes	<trhodes@FreeBSD.org> instead
     of	porting	the original from NetBSD.

BUGS
     The esp driver includes the sbus front-end	but lacks the PCI front-end.
     Thus it can only support the FEPS/FAS366 SCSI found in Sun	Ultra 1e and
     Ultra 2 machines at this time.

     This driver should	eventually replace the amd(4) driver, but that
     requires porting the PCI front-end	mentioned above.

FreeBSD	10.1		      September	18, 2005		  FreeBSD 10.1

NAME | SYNOPSIS | HARDWARE | IMPLEMENTATION NOTES | DIAGNOSTICS | SEE ALSO | HISTORY | AUTHORS | BUGS

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