Category Archives: Interface

SIS3153 USB3.0 to VME interface shipping

More information on software support and performance will be put online shortly. www.struck.de/sis3153.html

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SIS3150 LINUX driver under Ubuntu 12.04

Thanks to Volker Hannen from the University of Münster for bringing to our attention: Under Ubuntu 12.04 the USB library resides in /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/ and is not found by the configure script. Setting the link below allows for compilation /usr/lib/libusb.a -> … Continue reading

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Windows 8 support for Struck USB and PCI(e) VME interfaces

We do have Windows 8 support for our USB to VME  and PCI/PCI Express interfaces starting with the SIS3150 driver release v3.0 and the SIS1100e/310x driver release 6.4.2.4

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SIS1100e/310x LINUX driver 2.13-8 online

Patched for kernel up to 3.8.0 Tested to be working up to kernel 3.7.10 (openSUSE 12.3) SIS1100(e)/310x page with  2.13-8

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SIS1100e/310x LINUX driver opensuse 12.3rc1 at kernel 3.7.6

Thanks to Tibor Keri from the University of Glasgow for bringing the following to our attention: In kernel 3.7-rc1, the flag VM_RESERVED is removed The implication is, that sis11_mmap.c requires the following patch: /*   offset in bytes           + size of … Continue reading

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Using autosensing SIS3104 with older LINUX drivers

Autosensing SIS3104’s (firmware 0x03020202) are recognized from driver 2.13-7 onwards. To continue working with older drivers with an up to date SIS3104 you will have to modify sis3100rem_init.c by adding the corresponding case to the switch (sc_remote_ident&0x00ffff00) as shown below. … Continue reading

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New SIS3104 firmware with 1G/2G link speed auto sensing

Finally link speed auto sensing firmware is available for the SIS3104 card. The new V3 firmware has SST related and a VME master timing related improvement also and can be downloaded from  www.struck.de/sis3104firm.html.

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SIS1100 LINUX driver 2.13-5 for Ubuntu 11.10 Kernel 3.0.0-12

Thanks to Bastian Löher from GSI Darmstadt for following input: The  Version 2.13-5 driver for the sis1100 can be compiled for kernel 3.0.0-12 (Ubuntu 11.10) by altering line 31 of the  Makefile: -ifneq (,$(findstring 2.6.,$(KERNVER))) +ifneq (,$(findstring 3.0.,$(KERNVER))) A driver release … Continue reading

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Updated sis1100-3.13-4 LINUX driver online

Tested to compile up to kernel 2.6.37 (i.e. opensuse 11.4). Download from http://www.struck.de/linux1100.htm

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New firmware for the SIS3150 USB to VME interface online

The new 0x200B fixes a read timeout issue following a BERR after the n-th (n>1) 512-Byte blocklett. The behaviour was not seen with increased BERR timeout values. The firmware can be downloaded from http://www.struck.de/sis3150usbfirm.htm

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