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Subject[PATCH 11/42] docs: scsi: convert BusLogic.txt to ReST
Signed-off-by: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <>
.../scsi/{BusLogic.txt => BusLogic.rst} | 89 +++++++++++++------
Documentation/scsi/index.rst | 1 +
drivers/scsi/BusLogic.c | 2 +-
drivers/scsi/Kconfig | 2 +-
4 files changed, 67 insertions(+), 27 deletions(-)
rename Documentation/scsi/{BusLogic.txt => BusLogic.rst} (93%)

diff --git a/Documentation/scsi/BusLogic.txt b/Documentation/scsi/BusLogic.rst
similarity index 93%
rename from Documentation/scsi/BusLogic.txt
rename to Documentation/scsi/BusLogic.rst
index 48e982cd6fe7..b60169812358 100644
--- a/Documentation/scsi/BusLogic.txt
+++ b/Documentation/scsi/BusLogic.rst
@@ -1,6 +1,11 @@
- BusLogic MultiMaster and FlashPoint SCSI Driver for Linux
+.. SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
+BusLogic MultiMaster and FlashPoint SCSI Driver for Linux

Version 2.0.15 for Linux 2.0
Version 2.1.15 for Linux 2.1

@@ -8,13 +13,16 @@
17 August 1998

Leonard N. Zubkoff
Dandelion Digital

Copyright 1995-1998 by Leonard N. Zubkoff <>


BusLogic, Inc. designed and manufactured a variety of high performance SCSI
host adapters which share a common programming interface across a diverse
@@ -86,9 +94,11 @@ Contact information for offices in Europe and Japan is available on the Web

+Driver Features

-o Configuration Reporting and Testing
+Configuration Reporting and Testing

During system initialization, the driver reports extensively on the host
adapter hardware configuration, including the synchronous transfer parameters
@@ -130,7 +140,8 @@ o Configuration Reporting and Testing
The status of Wide Negotiation, Disconnect/Reconnect, and Tagged Queuing
are reported as "Enabled", Disabled", or a sequence of "Y" and "N" letters.

-o Performance Features
+Performance Features

BusLogic SCSI Host Adapters directly implement SCSI-2 Tagged Queuing, and so
support has been included in the driver to utilize tagged queuing with any
@@ -150,7 +161,8 @@ o Performance Features
queue depth of 1 is selected. Tagged queuing is also disabled for individual
target devices if disconnect/reconnect is disabled for that device.

-o Robustness Features
+Robustness Features

The driver implements extensive error recovery procedures. When the higher
level parts of the SCSI subsystem request that a timed out command be reset,
@@ -174,7 +186,8 @@ o Robustness Features
lock up or crash, and thereby allowing a clean shutdown and restart after the
offending component is removed.

-o PCI Configuration Support
+PCI Configuration Support

On PCI systems running kernels compiled with PCI BIOS support enabled, this
driver will interrogate the PCI configuration space and use the I/O port
@@ -184,19 +197,22 @@ o PCI Configuration Support
used to disable the ISA compatible I/O port entirely as it is not necessary.
The ISA compatible I/O port is disabled by default on the BT-948/958/958D.

-o /proc File System Support
+/proc File System Support

Copies of the host adapter configuration information together with updated
data transfer and error recovery statistics are available through the
/proc/scsi/BusLogic/<N> interface.

-o Shared Interrupts Support
+Shared Interrupts Support

On systems that support shared interrupts, any number of BusLogic Host
Adapters may share the same interrupt request channel.

+Supported Host Adapters

The following list comprises the supported BusLogic SCSI Host Adapters as of
the date of this document. It is recommended that anyone purchasing a BusLogic
@@ -205,6 +221,7 @@ that it is or will be supported.

FlashPoint Series PCI Host Adapters:

+======================= =============================================
FlashPoint LT (BT-930) Ultra SCSI-3
FlashPoint LT (BT-930R) Ultra SCSI-3 with RAIDPlus
FlashPoint LT (BT-920) Ultra SCSI-3 (BT-930 without BIOS)
@@ -214,15 +231,19 @@ FlashPoint LW (BT-950) Wide Ultra SCSI-3
FlashPoint LW (BT-950R) Wide Ultra SCSI-3 with RAIDPlus
FlashPoint DW (BT-952) Dual Channel Wide Ultra SCSI-3
FlashPoint DW (BT-952R) Dual Channel Wide Ultra SCSI-3 with RAIDPlus
+======================= =============================================

MultiMaster "W" Series Host Adapters:

+======= === ==============================
BT-948 PCI Ultra SCSI-3
BT-958 PCI Wide Ultra SCSI-3
BT-958D PCI Wide Differential Ultra SCSI-3
+======= === ==============================

MultiMaster "C" Series Host Adapters:

+======== ==== ==============================
BT-946C PCI Fast SCSI-2
BT-956C PCI Wide Fast SCSI-2
BT-956CD PCI Wide Differential Fast SCSI-2
@@ -232,9 +253,11 @@ BT-757C EISA Wide Fast SCSI-2
BT-757CD EISA Wide Differential Fast SCSI-2
BT-545C ISA Fast SCSI-2
BT-540CF ISA Fast SCSI-2
+======== ==== ==============================

MultiMaster "S" Series Host Adapters:

+======= ==== ==============================
BT-445S VLB Fast SCSI-2
BT-747S EISA Fast SCSI-2
BT-747D EISA Differential Fast SCSI-2
@@ -244,11 +267,14 @@ BT-545S ISA Fast SCSI-2
BT-542D ISA Differential Fast SCSI-2
BT-742A EISA SCSI-2 (742A revision H)
BT-542B ISA SCSI-2 (542B revision H)
+======= ==== ==============================

MultiMaster "A" Series Host Adapters:

+======= ==== ==============================
BT-742A EISA SCSI-2 (742A revisions A - G)
BT-542B ISA SCSI-2 (542B revisions A - G)
+======= ==== ==============================

AMI FastDisk Host Adapters that are true BusLogic MultiMaster clones are also
supported by this driver.
@@ -260,9 +286,11 @@ list. The retail kit includes the bare board and manual as well as cabling and
driver media and documentation that are not provided with bare boards.

+FlashPoint Installation Notes

-o RAIDPlus Support
+RAIDPlus Support

FlashPoint Host Adapters now include RAIDPlus, Mylex's bootable software
RAID. RAIDPlus is not supported on Linux, and there are no plans to support
@@ -273,7 +301,8 @@ o RAIDPlus Support
than RAIDPlus, so there is little impetus to include RAIDPlus support in the
BusLogic driver.

-o Enabling UltraSCSI Transfers
+Enabling UltraSCSI Transfers

FlashPoint Host Adapters ship with their configuration set to "Factory
Default" settings that are conservative and do not allow for UltraSCSI speed
@@ -287,12 +316,14 @@ o Enabling UltraSCSI Transfers
the "Optimum Performance" settings are loaded.

+BT-948/958/958D Installation Notes

The BT-948/958/958D PCI Ultra SCSI Host Adapters have some features which may
require attention in some circumstances when installing Linux.

-o PCI I/O Port Assignments
+PCI I/O Port Assignments

When configured to factory default settings, the BT-948/958/958D will only
recognize the PCI I/O port assignments made by the motherboard's PCI BIOS.
@@ -312,7 +343,8 @@ o PCI I/O Port Assignments
possible future I/O port conflicts. The older BT-946C/956C/956CD also have
this configuration option, but the factory default setting is "Primary".

-o PCI Slot Scanning Order
+PCI Slot Scanning Order

In systems with multiple BusLogic PCI Host Adapters, the order in which the
PCI slots are scanned may appear reversed with the BT-948/958/958D as
@@ -339,7 +371,8 @@ o PCI Slot Scanning Order
so as to recognize the host adapters in the same order as they are enumerated
by the host adapter's BIOS.

-o Enabling UltraSCSI Transfers
+Enabling UltraSCSI Transfers

The BT-948/958/958D ship with their configuration set to "Factory Default"
settings that are conservative and do not allow for UltraSCSI speed to be
@@ -353,7 +386,8 @@ o Enabling UltraSCSI Transfers
"Optimum Performance" settings are loaded.

+Driver Options

BusLogic Driver Options may be specified either via the Linux Kernel Command
Line or via the Loadable Kernel Module Installation Facility. Driver Options
@@ -520,30 +554,34 @@ The following examples demonstrate setting the Queue Depth for Target Devices
Devices on the second host adapter to 31, and the Bus Settle Time on the
second host adapter to 30 seconds.

-Linux Kernel Command Line:
+Linux Kernel Command Line::

linux BusLogic=QueueDepth:[,7,15];QueueDepth:31,BusSettleTime:30

-LILO Linux Boot Loader (in /etc/lilo.conf):
+LILO Linux Boot Loader (in /etc/lilo.conf)::

append = "BusLogic=QueueDepth:[,7,15];QueueDepth:31,BusSettleTime:30"

-INSMOD Loadable Kernel Module Installation Facility:
+INSMOD Loadable Kernel Module Installation Facility::

insmod BusLogic.o \

-NOTE: Module Utilities 2.1.71 or later is required for correct parsing
+.. Note::
+ Module Utilities 2.1.71 or later is required for correct parsing
of driver options containing commas.

+Driver Installation

This distribution was prepared for Linux kernel version 2.0.35, but should be
compatible with 2.0.4 or any later 2.0 series kernel.

To install the new BusLogic SCSI driver, you may use the following commands,
-replacing "/usr/src" with wherever you keep your Linux kernel source tree:
+replacing "/usr/src" with wherever you keep your Linux kernel source tree::

cd /usr/src
tar -xvzf BusLogic-2.0.15.tar.gz
@@ -557,7 +595,8 @@ Then install "arch/x86/boot/zImage" as your standard kernel, run lilo if
appropriate, and reboot.

+BusLogic Announcements Mailing List

The BusLogic Announcements Mailing List provides a forum for informing Linux
users of new driver releases and other announcements regarding Linux support
diff --git a/Documentation/scsi/index.rst b/Documentation/scsi/index.rst
index d453fb3f1f7d..6bb2428c1d56 100644
--- a/Documentation/scsi/index.rst
+++ b/Documentation/scsi/index.rst
@@ -15,5 +15,6 @@ Linux SCSI Subsystem
+ BusLogic

diff --git a/drivers/scsi/BusLogic.c b/drivers/scsi/BusLogic.c
index 3170b295a5da..9b8be4f0da19 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/BusLogic.c
+++ b/drivers/scsi/BusLogic.c
@@ -3652,7 +3652,7 @@ static bool __init blogic_parse(char **str, char *keyword)
selected host adapter.

The BusLogic Driver Probing Options are described in
- <file:Documentation/scsi/BusLogic.txt>.
+ <file:Documentation/scsi/BusLogic.rst>.

static int __init blogic_parseopts(char *options)
diff --git a/drivers/scsi/Kconfig b/drivers/scsi/Kconfig
index 18af62594bc0..5ec7330f82b6 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/scsi/Kconfig
@@ -502,7 +502,7 @@ config SCSI_BUSLOGIC
This is support for BusLogic MultiMaster and FlashPoint SCSI Host
Adapters. Consult the SCSI-HOWTO, available from
<>, and the files
- <file:Documentation/scsi/BusLogic.txt> and
+ <file:Documentation/scsi/BusLogic.rst> and
<file:Documentation/scsi/FlashPoint.txt> for more information.
Note that support for FlashPoint is only available for 32-bit
x86 configurations.
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