>>Hey what I'm talking about is the "physics" of the hardware.
>>But I would rather expect sane hardware to deal with it transparently
>>to the programmer of the setup registers.
> Well, when I hear "timer" I think "engineering", not "physics". And a
> timer would have to be visible somewhere. I really don't think the
> controller can tell how many drives it sees unless it measures the
> termination resistance or somesuch.
Jak się zwał tak się zwał, byle by się dobrze miał :-).
Anyway measuring the termination resistance is rather trivial
from the electrical point of view...
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