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Re: SCSI



On Mon, 9 Feb 1998, Greg Green wrote:

: Hello all:
: 
: I am having problems detecting my scsi drives.  I have three drives all
: jumpered correctly and I recompiled the kernel for raid5, and also for
: my correct scsi controller.  I installed the correct raid145 patch, and
: raidtools, and the latest linuxthreads. The problem is that I cannot
: mkfs or mdcreate on these drives. I cannot even fdisk them, I keep
: getting "unable to open /dev/sda."  The PC Bios detects the SCSI card on
: boot up, but then Linux detects 0 scsi.  I have a NCR53875J SCSI
: controller.
: Below is my dmesg, I would appreciate any suggestions.
: Thanks,
: Greg Green

You need to compile the correct driver into the kernel.  It is ncr8xx,
not ncr7,8xx ... this drove me crazy for a day or two.  We're running an
NCR53875 here, though I don't know if I like it yet.

HTH

: Below is my dmesg, I would appreciate any suggestions.
: 
: Console: 16 point font, 400 scans
: Console: colour VGA+ 80x25, 1 virtual console (max 63)
: pcibios_init : BIOS32 Service Directory structure at 0x000fae70
: pcibios_init : BIOS32 Service Directory entry at 0xfb310
: pcibios_init : PCI BIOS revision 2.10 entry at 0xfb340
: Probing PCI hardware.
: Calibrating delay loop.. ok - 59.80 BogoMIPS
: Memory: 63160k/65536k available (772k kernel code, 384k reserved, 1220k
: data)
: Swansea University Computer Society NET3.035 for Linux 2.0
: NET3: Unix domain sockets 0.13 for Linux NET3.035.
: Swansea University Computer Society TCP/IP for NET3.034
: IP Protocols: ICMP, UDP, TCP
: VFS: Diskquotas version dquot_5.6.0 initialized
: 
: Checking 386/387 coupling... Ok, fpu using exception 16 error reporting.
: 
: Checking 'hlt' instruction... Ok.
: Intel Pentium with F0 0F bug - workaround enabled.
: moving IDT ...  ... done
: Linux version 2.0.32 (root@ADCOMLX01) (gcc version 2.7.2.1) #1 Mon Feb 9
: 07:11:26 MST 1998
: Starting kswapd v 1.4.2.2
: Serial driver version 4.13 with no serial options enabled
: tty00 at 0x03f8 (irq = 4) is a 16550A
: tty01 at 0x02f8 (irq = 3) is a 16550A
: PS/2 auxiliary pointing device detected -- driver installed.
: Real Time Clock Driver v1.07
: ide: i82371 PIIX (Triton) on PCI bus 0 function 57
:     ide0: BM-DMA at 0xf000-0xf007
:     ide1: BM-DMA at 0xf008-0xf00f
: hda: ST32140A, 2015MB w/128kB Cache, CHS=1023/64/63
: hdc: 655A, ATAPI CDROM drive
: ide0 at 0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6 on irq 14
: ide1 at 0x170-0x177,0x376 on irq 15
: Floppy drive(s): fd0 is 1.44M
: FDC 0 is a post-1991 82077
: md driver 0.36.3 MAX_MD_DEV=4, MAX_REAL=8
: linear personality registered
: raid0 personality registered
: raid1 personality registered
: raid5 personality registered
: scsi : 0 hosts.
: scsi : detected total.
: PPP: version 2.2.0 (dynamic channel allocation)
: TCP compression code copyright 1989 Regents of the University of
: California
: PPP Dynamic channel allocation code copyright 1995 Caldera, Inc.
: PPP line discipline registered.
: eth0: 3Com 3c905 Boomerang 100baseTx at 0x6100, 00:60:08:04:3c:f8, IRQ
: 11
:   8K word-wide RAM 3:5 Rx:Tx split, autoselect/MII interface.
: eth0: MII transceiver found at address 24.
:   Enabling bus-master transmits and whole-frame receives.
: eth0: Overriding PCI latency timer (CFLT) setting of 32, new value is
: 248.
: 3c59x.c:v0.46C 10/14/97 Donald Becker
: http://cesdis.gsfc.nasa.gov/linux/drivers/vortex.html
: Partition check:
:  hda: hda1 hda2 < hda5 hda6 hda7 hda8 >
: VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem) readonly.
: Adding Swap: 130748k swap-space (priority -1)
: Module inserted $Id: cdrom.c,v 0.8 1996/08/10 10:52:11 david Exp $
: eexpress.c: Module autoprobe not recommended, give io=xx.
: loading device 'eth1'...
: eexpress.c: Failed to register card at 0x0.
: 
: 
: 
: 
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