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Re: Problems booting 2.6.6 on Alphastation 200 4/166

Thomas Jahns <Thomas.Jahns@epost.de> writes:
> I've just tried booting a kernel compiled from the kernel-source-2.6.6
> package (2.6.6-1) on my AS200. Unfortunately the kernel only gets to the
> SCSI initialization. I then see some messages about failed reset,
> another reset and then the machine freezes (in the sense of no further
> output for more time than I cared to wait, ~2min).
> I have gathered from what I read on this group so far that there are
> problems in the 2.4.x tree, does that also apply to 2.6.x?

Okay, I've now tested stock 2.6.7 without debian patches and the
situation is the same: the sym53c8xx_2 driver doesn't work but fails on
boot with messages about timeouts and resets.

Has anyone had better experience with 2.6.x kernels on AS200?

Thomas Jahns
"Computers are good at following instructions,
 but not at reading your mind."
D. E. Knuth, The TeXbook, Addison-Wesley 1984, 1986, 1996, p. 9

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