Set of software primitives and data structures which allow software using the ASPI interface to be SCSI host adapter-independent.
dvanced CSI rogramming nterface, a method that some programs use to access data on drives. Although designed for SCSI drives, it is actually required for non-SCSI devices too, so Force ASPI is sometimes required. Useful for accurate DVD and CD ripping.
An acronym for "Advanced SCSI Peripheral Interface" designed by Adaptec as a software driver for most SCSI peripherals. Provides direct support for most CD-ROM drives, changers and jukeboxes.