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November 20, 1988


By CBR Staff Writer

The deep irritation caused by the fact that although operating systems are becoming more and more portable, new drivers have to be written for almost every new peripheral is at last being addressed, with disk drive manufacturers who use the SCSI Small Computer Systems Interface taking the lead. A string of companies including Control Data Imprimis and Seagate Technology are in process of forming a Common Access Methods committee, and will seek recognition for its efforts from ANSI, the American National Standards Institution. They will initially agree a stand ard driver for SCSI-2, but intend the work to extend the concept to the full gamut of peripherals. Attendance of meetings of the Common Access Methods committee will be free, it will cost $200 to receive regular updates and minutes and $2,000 to become a member. Other companies involved in the effort include Cipher Data Products, Adap tec Inc, DEST Corp, Western Digit al, Quantum Corp, Micropolis Corp, MiniScribe Corp and Storage Dimens ions and NCR Corp is said to have agreed last week to join the group.

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