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Bug#486168: Lenny Beta2 Kernel Panic - fails to re-boot on HP Netserver E60

Package: installation-reports

Boot method: Lenny Beta2 Businesscard CD for i386
Image version: debian-LennyBeta2-i386-businesscard.iso
Date: several attempts from 10.06.2008

Machine: HP NetServer E60 
Processor: Dual Pentium II 400MHz
Memory: 512MBytes
Partitions: Several options tried including auto

Output of lspci -nn and lspci -vnn:

Base System Installation Checklist:
[O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it

Initial boot:           [O]
Detect network card:    [O]
Configure network:      [O]
Detect CD:              [O]
Load installer modules: [O]
Detect hard drives:     [O]
Partition hard drives:  [O]
Install base system:    [O]
Clock/timezone setup:   [O]
User/password setup:    [O]
Install tasks:          [O]
Install boot loader:    [O]
Overall install:        [O]

Tried both GRUB and GRUB2
SCSI controller is an on-board dual channel Adaptec AIC 7895C Ultra Wide LV 
Differential with 5 discs on channel A and correctly terminated, none on 
channel B.
Channel B cable is not connected, internal controller termination enabled. 
There does not appear to be any manual way to set the SCSI BIOS for channel B 
disabled, it is just set to default configuration, but Knoppix 5.1.1 CD 
reports that it is BIOS disabled, and simply assumes the default parameters.
On re-boot the A channel is identified, but kernel panic while checking the B 

scsi 0 : adaptec AIC 7xxx EISA/VLB/PCI SCSI HBA Driver, Rev 7.0
            <Adaptec aic 7895 Ultra SCSI adapter>
            aic 7895C: UltraWide Channel A, SCSI Id=7, 32/253 SCBs
ACPI : PCI Interrpt 0000:00:05.1 [B] -> GSI 18 (level, low) -> IRQ 17
Kernel Panic - not syncing: HOST_MSG_LOOP with invalid SCB ff


Details copied to paper from screen display. 

Chris Bell

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