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Re: Seagate Travan Tape drive

On Fri, Apr 09, 2004 at 06:13:43PM +0100, Conny Enström wrote:
> I have a Alpha Station 400 4/233 and it's system boot's from a 9.1 GB scsi
> disk and it works great.
> I just connected a Seagate Travan tape drive to the onboard IDE interface,
> but it locks up during IDE probe.
> ------------------------------------
> hda: Seagate STT8000A, ATAPI TAPE drive
> hda: IRQ probe failed (0)
> hdb: IRQ probe failed (0)
> hdb: IRQ probe failed (0)
> Her it locks up, nothing happens...
> -------------------------------------
> And I only have the Seagate Tape drive connected to the IDE interface.
> I have set as master.
> Any ideas?

Nothing concrete.

I tried hooking up both an IDE HDD and CDROM to an AS400 4/233, and
had exactly the same problem: it hung probing the IDE devices. This
was with a 2.6.4 kernel; I haven't yet tried with 2.4.x, but will do
so early next week to see if there's any difference.


Jay A Estabrook                            HPTC - LINUX support
Hewlett-Packard Company - ZKO2-3/N30       (603) 884-0301
110 Spit Brook Road, Nashua NH 03062       Jay.Estabrook@hp.com

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