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Release Digest: General, May 13, 2003

May 14, 2003, 05:00 (0 Talkback[s])

HyperSCSI release version 20030506

[ Thanks to DOn for this link. ]

There is a new HyperSCSI release version 20030506.

This release includes both Linux server/client and an initial release of Windows HyperSCSI client for non-commercial evaluation.

New HyperSCSI Release 20030506:

For Linux Client and Server:

  • Fixed the IDE translation bug
  • Fixed the multiple scsi host unregister bug
  • Fixed the ACK lost bug
  • Fixed the devfs bug in hs-configure
  • Added support for windows client

For Windows Client:

  • Release Version for Non-Commercial Evaluation purposes only

Tested Platforms:

Linux Kernel 2.4.19

RedHat 7.3 (kernel 2.4.18-27.7.x)

RedHat 8.0 (kernel 2.4.18-27.8.0)

Windows 2000 Professional

Download both rpm and source (for Linux Server and Client) and zip file (for Windows Client) from HyperSCSI download page

HyperSCSI Discussion Forum

HyperSCSI at Sourceforge HyperSCSI at Freshmeat

HyperSCSI is a new storage protocol designed for the transfer of SCSI data and commands over networks. It runs on Ethernet-based networks, but does not use TCP/IP as a foundation for communications. While this may run counter to convention, it has allowed HyperSCSI to achieve high throughput without the need for complex and expensive hardware add-ons. It supports IDE and SCSI hard disk drives, optical, tape, and even removable USB drives. It is compatible with Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet (with and without Jumbo frames), and 802.11b wireless LANs.