Re: Adding scsi devices ???
> > > Last night, he added a SCSI cdrom and tape drive to the system. He
> > > insists that the AIC-7980 controller lists the devices during post.
> > ^^^^^^^^^^^
> > What does the underlined expression mean? Are there some messages
> > indicating that the devices are recognised? Where from? Do the devices
> > work? What is the exact problem?
> Power On Self Test, ie. the SCSI card's BIOS is initialising and
> listing the devices on the bus during the "bit before the OS boots".
I see. That would indicate the hardware basically works, I guess.
> Try modprobe aic7xxx - if it's there, it'll load it...
But you still wouldn't know whether the driver is compiled into the
kernel or not (though this might be rather rare) -- although: see
> > Or does anyone know how to get the .config files for the stock
> > kernels?
> Don't they end up in /boot?
Yes indeed, I just discovered that shortly after writing this (and it
is indeed a good idea). I suppose having a glimpse into the file
should solve the question.