The Linux SCSI-HOWTO by Drew Eckhardt covers all supported SCSI controllers as well as device specific questions. A lot of troubleshooting hints are given. It is available from sunsite.unc.edu in /pub/Linux/docs/LDP and its mirror sites.
General questions about SCSI are answered in the SCSI-FAQ from the newsgroup Comp.Periphs.Scsi (available on tsx-11 in pub/linux/ALPHA/scsi and mirror sites).
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This package handles a HP scanjet scanner through the generic interface.
The cdwrite package uses the generic interface to write a cd image to a cd writer.
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