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The book of SCSI : I/O for the new millennium
Field, Gary.
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Second edition.
Publication Information:
San Francisco : No Starch Press ; Berkeley, CA : Distributed to the book trade in the USA and Canada by Publishers Group West, [2000]

Physical Description:
397 pages : illustrations; 23 cm +1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
General Note:
Includes index.
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TK7895.B87 F44 2000 Book and Software Set Central Closed Stacks

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This second edition of The Book of SCSI provides down-to-earth instructions for installing, implementing, utilizing, and maintaining SCSI on a PC. Accessible to readers at all levels, this is the standard reference for anyone working with or maintaining a SCSI system. Along with complete coverage of SCSI-3 and all the latest features, The Book of SCSI: I/O for the New Millennium contains many new and updated features.

What's New?

New and expanded sections on ASPI programming including a sample utility program A new chapter on SCSI device drivers A CD-ROM with SCSI diagnostic tools and utilities, a searchable copy of the book for quick referencing and the SCSI FAQ, SCSI Quick Start Guide, and SCSI Game Rules Coverage of Ultra2/LVD (Low Voltage Differential), Fibre Channel, RAID, DVD, and more New directions in the SCSI and storage industry A chapter on SCSI test equipment Many new drawings and diagrams of the multitude of SCSI connectors A comprehensive troubleshooting guide

What Hasn't Changed

Plain English explanations of the basics of SCSI: how to work with SCSI IDs, LUNs, termination, parity checking, asynchronous and synchronous transfer, bus mastering, caching, and more. Specific instructions on how to add SCSI to your PC that will save you hours of frustration. An understandable explanation of how the SCSI bus works The ASPI programming spec. from Adaptec, Inc. Clear, uncomplicated drawings and diagrams showing various aspects of SCSI hardware systems. Tips, tricks, and troubleshooting help for SCSI systems. An extensive glossary of SCSI terms and a comprehensive index.