PE1650 crashes with 2.4.17

Stephan Jaeger stephan.jaeger at
Fri Apr 12 13:21:00 CDT 2002

> > i have a problem with a pe1650 crashing when the kernel makes the irq
> > assignments on boot.
> 2.4.17 (stock from
> There was a bug in linux/drivers/scsi/aacraid/rx.c where the arguments to
> time_before() were reversed which can cause this kind of thing (not a crash
> so much as a perceived hang).  It should be time_before(jiffies,start+30*HZ)
> rather than (start+30*HZ,jiffies).  This has since been fixed in the 2.4.18
> and above kernels.  You can make the simple change yourself to that kernel
> if you need 2.4.17 specifically.

great, that's it. Thanks a lot.


Stephan Jaeger
Sysadmin nordCom GmbH

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