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Re: 2.2.10 on Mac IIcx: SCSI doesn't work :-(

On Thu, 10 Aug 2000, Alexander Shumakovitch wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 10, 2000 at 09:30:32PM +0200, Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > What struck me as odd was the 'interrupts disabled' part in the SCSI
> > controller probe message. What's that about? Not that SCSI would have
> > worked with ints off, anyway. 
> You are right, that's not normal. Here is what 2.0.36 thinks about that:
>   Macintosh SCSI: resetting the SCSI bus... done
>   scsi0: at port 50F10000 irq 19 options CAN_QUEUE=16 CMD_PER_LUN=2 release=1
>   scsi0: generic options AUTOSENSE generic release=7
>   scsi0 : 
>   scsi : 1 host.
>     Vendor: QUANTUM   Model: LP240S GM240S01X  Rev: 6.4 
>     Type:   Direct-Access                      ANSI SCSI revision: 02
>   Detected scsi disk sda at scsi0, channel 0, id 0, lun 0
>   scsi : detected 1 SCSI disk total.
>   SCSI device sda: hdwr sector= 512 bytes. Sectors= 479350 [234 MB] [0.2 GB]
> As soon as I get home (I'm still at work :-( ) I'll try to boot 2.2.16 with
> RAM-disk and will report the results.
>   --- Alexander.

If the IIcx is anything like the various SE/30's around, don't give a
ramdisk much hope. The SE/30's all die with a "Bad kernel buserr" during
NuBus slot scanning on startup.

See my other message about the SCSI thing... disabling interrupts is the
only reason it works at all. To verify this, try a kernel from
ftp://macduff.dhs.org/pub/cvs older than 2.2.14-073100.gz. I'm guessing
it'll die in a fit of SCSI errors. Let me know if that's the case.


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