Sample OpenServer SCSI drivers

The O5hbasamp package includes sample OpenServer SCSI drivers and development tools:

A single-threaded RAM Host Adapter (HA) driver

The sample driver is an improved version of a sample driver that was provided on the AHDK 1.0 media.

For current information about the entire UnixWare/OpenServer Hardware Developers Kit (HDK) release, see the HDK Release Notes.

Note: Documentation references on this page link to the Product Documentation.

System requirements

This package has no dependencies. The samples can be installed on either UnixWare 7 or OpenServer 5.0.5 although they can only be built and installed on OpenServer systems.


To install the package from:

downloaded files

  1. Log in as root.
  2. Download the package to an installation directory; for example, /tmp.
  3. Use the pkgadd(ADM) command to install it by entering:
    pkgadd  -d  /tmp/O5hbasamp

media distribution

  1. Log in as root.
  2. Insert the CD-ROM in the drive.
  3. Create a cdrom directory if it does not already exist:
    mkdir  /cdrom
  4. Mount the CD-ROM by typing:
    mount  -r  /dev/cd0  /cdrom
  5. Use the pkgadd(ADM) command to install it by entering:
    pkgadd  -d  /cdrom/O5hbasamp

Known limitations

Additional drivers, including a multithreaded Host Adapter (HA) driver and a SCSI target driver are under development for a future release. Please mail for more information.

For more information

More information concerning developing OpenServer SCSI drivers may be found in the Hardware and Driver Development Documentation.

README files and comments in the code itself provide additional information.

See also OpenServer HBA Certification Tests for information about testing and debugging your driver.

Document version: 7.1.0a
08 July 1999