Re: recs1440.bin boot fails in SCSI init
I don't know if this is the source of your problem, but I have found that the
WD7000 auto-probe will die when there is an Adaptec SCSI controller in the
system. This is a BIOS issue, not a controller issue.
On Fri, 3 Sep 1999, Tom Kuiper wrote:
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> While booting an AST Premmia LX P/60 from a resc1440.bin or resc1440-safe.bin
> disk (images from the official 2.1 CD-ROM) the booting hangs during the SCSI
> initialization. It gets this far:
> (scsi0) <Adaptec AHA-294X SCSI host adapter> found at PCI 14/0
> (scsi0) Narrow Channel, SCSI ID=7, 16/255 SCBs
> (scsi0) Downloading sequencer code... 412 instructions.
> The same computer boots fine from a previous COL 1.1 kernel on its (SCSI)
> hard disk. In that case the SCSI driver is identified as aic7xxx.
> An almost identical machine (more meomory, IDE hard disk) works fine from a
> Slackware kernel which is a little over a year old and also uses the aic7xxx
> I would be grateful for suggestion on working around this problem.
> Tom Kuiper
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