This is a repost. There was no reply to original question -
it was probably overlooked in the high volume of other messages :-(
Any hint in the right direction would be highly appreciated please ...
> I am trying to install Debian 2.2 linux - standard kernel package - to an old
> IBM PC server 500 - that is a Microchannel machine. After booting from rescue
> floppy I use command:
> floppy0 no-hlt mca-pentium
> After a while the system stops after finding the SCSII adapter with following
> IBM MCA SCSI: Version 3.1e
> IBM MCA SCSI: <snip> .... controler found, io=0x3540 ... <snip>
> IBM MCA SCSI: Removing default logical SCSI-device mapping.
> IBM MCA SCSI: Probing SCSI devices.
> IBM MCA SCSI: ERROR - command error!
> Last SCSI command=0x40e, ldn=15, host=0
> IBM MCA SCSI: Subsystem error-status follows:
> Command type ...............: 10
> Attention register .........: ef
> Basic control register .....: 3
> Interrupt status register ..: ef
> Basic status register ......: 4
> Send report to the maintainer.
> Kernel panic: IBM MCA SCSI: Fatal error from subsystem
> In interrupt handler - not syncing.