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Date:      Wed, 6 Dec 1995 10:36:30 +0000 ()
From:      Michael Smith <msmith@atrad.adelaide.edu.au>
To:        paulj@xs4all.nl (Paul Jongsma)
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Adaptec PCI 7870?
Message-ID:  <199512061036.KAA00941@genesis.atrad.adelaide.edu.au>
In-Reply-To: <199512051117.AA01374@xs1.xs4all.nl> from "Paul Jongsma" at Dec 5, 95 12:17:44 pm

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Paul Jongsma stands accused of saying:
> 
> Based on FreeBsd 2.1 I'd like to build a nice server based on a 
> pentium system. The local computerdealer claims that the Adaptec
> 7870 controller he is offering is compatible with a 2940W controller.

One would expect so; certainly the 7870 is supported, whether its 
implementation on this particular adapter is supported is less clear.

> Is this a fact? Will FreeBSD recognise this controller? Please email
> if you have any experience with this controller + FreeBSD.

The 7870 is a chip, not a whole controller.  It is, AFAIK, the chip used in
the 2940.

> Paul

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