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Re: sym53c8xx SCSI Controller and Kernel 2.4.5 boot problems

"Christopher C. Chimelis" <chris@debian.org> writes:

> On 11 Jul 2001, Falk Hueffner wrote:
> > Hmm, I use sym53c8xx without problems on 2.4.5 and now 2.4.6:
> > 
> > So it can't be the driver alone... This is on a SX164.
> There are issues with the driver, but they shouldn't be showing up
> given the conditions that anyone here should be running with (certain
> machine states/booting procedures may leave a funky adapter in a
> very unusual state, but it's impossible to achieve that state using
> current boot methods, IIRC).
> I have an SX as well, with a Tekram 390F (53c875-based) and have had no
> problems at all either.  I'm scouring his kernel config to see what I can
> figure out...

Hm, perhaps I should mention that currently I have on only a CDROM on
the controller, and I *did* have problems when I had also 3 disks on
it, I got timeouts when accessing multiple disks at the same time. I
thought it was a hardware problem, but then maybe it wasn't after all


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