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Re: cd now working

On Thu, 26 Jun 1997, Rick Hawkins wrote:

> > This means you finally got the CD drive working?
> Another one, actually.  I plugged it into the controller, inserted the
> module, and mounted with no problem.  THe other drive is indeed bad :(
> Gee, it was all so easy with a working piece :)
> However, it does strike me as a problem that the bad drive can hang the
> system.  Is this a bug, or acceptable behavior?

If the scsi card is well-designed and functioning properly, this is
unacceptable behavior for device driver software. A bad peripheral on the
scsi side of the card shouldn't lock a system. There is a rare exception
where the initial access to a bad component triggers a power supply

+ Paul Wade                         Greenbush Technologies Corporation +
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