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AHD(4)                 FreeBSD Kernel Interfaces Manual                 AHD(4)

     ahd -- Adaptec PCI/PCI-X Ultra320 SCSI host adapter driver

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

           device pci
           device scbus
           device ahd

           To compile in debugging code:
           options AHD_DEBUG
           options AHD_DEBUG_OPTS=<bitmask of options>
           options AHD_REG_PRETTY_PRINT

           To configure one or more controllers to assume the target role:
           options AHD_TMODE_ENABLE=<bitmask of units>

     Alternatively, to load the driver as a module at boot time, place the
     following line in loader.conf(5):


     This driver provides access to the SCSI bus(es) connected to Adaptec
     AIC79xx host adapter chips.

     Driver features include support for narrow and wide busses, fast, ultra,
     ultra2, ultra160, and ultra320 synchronous transfers, packetized trans-
     fers, tagged queueing, 512 SCB's, and target mode.

     The AHD_DEBUG_OPTS option is used to control which diagnostic messages
     are printed to the console when AHD_DEBUG is enabled.  Logically OR the
     following bits together:

           Value    Function
           0x0001   Show miscellaneous information
           0x0002   Show sense data
           0x0004   Show Serial EEPROM contents
           0x0008   Show bus termination settings
           0x0010   Show host memory usage
           0x0020   Show SCSI protocol messages
           0x0040   Show mode pointer of the chip register window
           0x0080   Show selection timeouts
           0x0100   Show FIFO usage messages
           0x0200   Show Queue Full status
           0x0400   Show SCB queue status
           0x0800   Show inbound packet information
           0x1000   Show S/G list information
           0x2000   Enable extra diagnostic code in the firmware

     The AHD_REG_PRETTY_PRINT option compiles in support for human-readable
     bit definitions for each register that is printed by the debugging code.
     However, it also bloats the compiled size of the driver by approximately

     Individual controllers may be configured to operate in the target role
     through the AHD_TMODE_ENABLE configuration option.  The value assigned to
     this option should be a bitmap of all units where target mode is desired.
     For example, a value of 0x25 would enable target mode on units 0, 2, and
     5.  Note that target mode is only supported for ultra160 speeds and

     Per target configuration performed in the SCSI-Select menu, accessible at
     boot, is honored by this driver.  This includes synchronous/asynchronous
     transfers, maximum synchronous negotiation rate, wide transfers, discon-
     nection, and the host adapter's SCSI ID.

     The ahd driver supports the following:

     o   Adaptec AIC7901 host adapter chip
     o   Adaptec AIC7901A host adapter chip
     o   Adaptec AIC7902 host adapter chip
     o   Adaptec 29320 host adapter
     o   Adaptec 39320 host adapter
     o   Many motherboards with on-board SCSI support

     ahc(4), cd(4), da(4), sa(4), scsi(4)

     The ahd driver first appeared in FreeBSD 4.7.

     The ahd driver, the AIC7xxx sequencer-code assembler, and the firmware
     running on the aic79xx chips was written by Justin T. Gibbs.  This manual
     page is based on the ahc(4) manual page.

     The current generation of 79xx chips do not support target mode in
     Ultra320 mode.  Target mode in general has not been well tested in this

FreeBSD 6.2                      July 4, 2004                      FreeBSD 6.2


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