SCSI driver on 6450? (Update)

Vsevolod Ilyushchenko simonf at cshl.org
Tue Oct 2 14:44:00 CDT 2001


Hi,

The 2.4.9 kernel boots fine. Consider the bug official - there is a configuration where 2.4.10's AIC-7899 driver does not work. I wrote to Justin Gibbs about it - looks like he is the author.

Simon

Vsevolod Ilyushchenko wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I tried to compile 2.4.10 on a 6450. It has an Adaptec AIC-7899 SCSI adapter, so I selected that driver in menuconfig to be compiled into the kernel. There is no RAID on the server.
> 
> But the system would not boot with the new kernel - it's stuck trying to mount the root filesystem (as it usually does if I forget to compile the correct SCSI driver). The driver as a module does not work too.
> 
> I run the stock Redhat 7.1 kernel with no problems. Here is lsmod from it:
> 
> nfs                    79008   2 (autoclean)
> lockd                  52464   1 (autoclean) [nfs]
> sunrpc                 61328   1 (autoclean) [nfs lockd]
> autofs                 11264   2 (autoclean)
> eepro100               16624   1 (autoclean)
> ipchains               38976   0 (unused)
> usb-ohci               17104   0 (unused)
> usbcore                49664   1 [usb-ohci]
> aic7xxx               136080   8
> sd_mod                 11680   8
> scsi_mod               95072   2 [aic7xxx sd_mod]
> 
> Am I missing a piece of the puzzle?
> 
> Thanks,
> Simon
> --
>  _________
> |       x |   Simon (Vsevolod ILyushchenko)   simonf at cshl.edu
> | y = e   |
> |_________|   http://www.simonf.com          simonf at simonf.com
> 
>                 Disclaimer: This is not me.
>         This is just my mailer talking to your mailer...
> _______________________________________________
> Linux-PowerEdge mailing list
> Linux-PowerEdge at dell.com
> http://lists.us.dell.com/mailman/listinfo/linux-poweredge

-- 
 _________    
|       x |   Simon (Vsevolod ILyushchenko)   simonf at cshl.edu   
| y = e   |                                    
|_________|   http://www.simonf.com          simonf at simonf.com 
                                             
		Disclaimer: This is not me.                    
	This is just my mailer talking to your mailer...



More information about the Linux-PowerEdge mailing list