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Re: 2.4.18 kernel hang using Symbios driver



Is the SCSI card plugged into one of the 64-bit slots?

On my 600au, non-Digital PCI cards do not seem to work
in the 64-bit slots, PCI bus 0; in fact, SRM has
rejected many PCI devices I've tried in the long slots
and dmesg indicates that the kernel doesn't
recognize/initialize correctly those devices that SRM
didn't complain about.

I successfully use a 53c875 and graphics cards in the
32-bit slots on PCI bus 1 (after the PCI-PCI bridge
according to the -au docs).

I may be lucky but I haven't noticed a problem between
2.2.20 and 2.4.18.

good luck,
sousa


--- Rob Byrnes <robbyrnes@ozemail.com.au> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jay Estabrook" <Jay.Estabrook@compaq.com>
> Subject: Re: 2.4.18 kernel hang using Symbios driver
> 
> 
> > On Wed, May 01, 2002 at 04:07:19PM +1000, Rob
> Byrnes wrote:
> > >
> > > Has anyone else had problems booting a 2.4.18
> kernel with the SYM53C8XX
> > > driver?
> > >
> > > I have a Cabriolet running Woody, and while
> kernel 2.2.20 with the same
> the
> > > driver loads up fine, I get SCSI RESET error
> messages and then a hang
> while
> > > trying to boot into 2.4.18.  The SCSI card is a
> Tekram DC 390U.
> > >
> > > I have also tried the "generic" NCR53C8XX driver
> with identical results.
> >
> > Any chance you could provide us with the bootlog
> of the failure?
> >
> > Many things have changed between 2.2.20 and
> 2.4.18, and a log may give
> > us some hints as to what might have gone wrong...
> 
> Well, here is what comes up on the screen during
> boot:
> 
> <snip>
> SCSI subsystem driver Revision: 1.00
> sym.0.5.0: setting PCI_COMMAND_INVALIDATE.
> sym0: <875> rev 0x1 on pci bus 0 device 5 function 0
> irq 23
> sym0: Tekram NVRAM, ID 7, Fast-20, SE, parity
> checking
> sym0: SCSI bus has been reset.
> scsi0 : sym-2.1.17a
> sym0:0:0: ABORT operation started.
> sym0:0:0: ABORT operation timed out.
> sym0:0:0: DEVICE RESET operation started.
> sym0:0:0: DEVICE RESET operation timed out.
> sym0:0:0: BUS RESET operation started.
> sym0:0:0: BUS RESET operation timed out.
> sym0:0:0: HOST RESET operation started.
> sym0: SCSI bus has been reset
> 
> The boot sequence hangs at this point.  I don't know
> why the bus is being
> reset either.
> 
> Cheers,
> Rob
> 
> 
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