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TITLE

     The package ZeusSCSI.lha contains the following executables:
     ConfigMem, KickLoad, PatchZeus, PatchZeus2 and ZeusSCSIfix.

VERSION

     The version numbers of the executables in ZeusSCSI-package are:
          ConfigMem: 37.4
          KickLoad: 1.0
          PatchZeus: 1.1
          PatchZeus2: 1.2
          ZeusSCSIfix: 2.9851

AUTHOR

     Michael L. Hitch (osymh@montana.edu)

DESCRIPTION

     These programs make owners of Progressive Peripherals Zeus 68040
     card a lot happier than they are without them. The PPI supplied
     SCSI driver has the annoying feature that it uses a CPU polling loop
     for waiting the SCSI DMA transfers to complete. The supplied patch
     programs make the SCSI driver to use Signal()/Wait() mechanism to
     wait for the completion. This allows other tasks to use the CPU
     while a task is doing a SCSI transfer.

     The patches also fix a nasty problem which is related to the
     copyback cache of 68040 processor. The PPI driver pays no
     attention to this problem which can cause disk reads to be
     corrupted. So even if you don't want better performance consider
     using the patches.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

     Zeus 68040 accelerator card with ROM version 2.98 is required to
     use the patches. Some of the programs may work or could be made
     to work with OS version 1.3 but to be safe at least 2.0 is
     required.

HOST NAME

     The package is available from Aminet sites. The main Aminet site
     is ftp.wustl.edu (128.252.135.4) but use a server closest to you.

DIRECTORY

     On Aminet sites the package can be found in directory:
          /pub/aminet/hard/drivr

FILE NAMES

     On Aminet sites the package is named:
          ZeusSCSI.lha
     The size of the package is 40473 bytes.

PRICE

     Free.

DISTRIBUTABILITY

     Freely distibutable.