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Bug#34862: kernel hangs.

reassign 34862 kernel-image-2.0.36

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On Sun, Mar 21, 1999 at 07:03:12PM +0000, Ed Law wrote:
> package: boot-floppies
> version: slink
> architecture: i386
> model: dan pii-333
> memory: 64mbs
> scsi: adaptec aic-7880
> cd-rom: matshita cr-508
> network card: 3com etherlink XL combo 10mb
> hdd: uwscsi ibm ultrastar 9lp (9.1gb)
> video-card: ati xpert@work agp 4mb
> last kernel message:-
>  (scsi0) <Adaptec AHA-294X Ultra SCSI host adapter> found at PCI 14/0
>  (scsi0) Wide Channel, SCSI ID=7, 16/255 SCBs
>  (scsi0) Downloading sequencer code... 419 instructions downloaded.
> description:-
>  After the above message the computer locks. when i install debian
> before i got my ibm ultrastar hdd it worked fine. i used to have a udma
> ide 5.2gb. but it never found my cd-rom (?). maybe this is a problem? I
> have a adaptec aic-7880 but it detects a aha-294x.
>  all i did to make it lock up was boot into dos mode and run
> install.bat, the kernel did its thing.

The kernel uses the latest Adaptec driver. Alas, all versions of the
Adaptec drivers have been broken for one card or the other since months
ago. We plan to upload new boot-floppies with a different driver version
soon, but on the mean time you may try compiling a custom kernel and use
it on the rescue floppy.

Enrique Zanardi					   ezanardi@ull.es

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