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Re: AMD Duron CPU & Debian

On Mon, Aug 21, 2000 at 09:36:42PM -0600, Art Sackett wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 21, 2000 at 05:15:36PM -0600, John Gonzalez/netMDC admin
> wrote:
> > 
> > What kind of problems have you run into with the Adaptec card? I'm
> > using that card and software RAID, and i've run into hard lock
> > problems. I attributed it to the RAID code, but it could be the
> > card.
> In slink, the installation would hang up after failing to properly
> puzzle out which driver to load into the kernel. The workaround was to
> grab the boot floppy image that was tailored to it.
> In the first frozen potato I was seeing scads of I/O timeouts on disk
> access. Again, though, I haven't tried it since the first frozen
> version. It may be okay now, or okay using the 'idepci' images.

I had a machine with a 2940 lock up after a fair few SCSI bus resets. I
compiled up the latest 2.2.17 pre release which has the latest driver in
it and turned off tagged command queuing and haven't seen a problem


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