aic7xxx hangs in 2.4.18-5

Michael E Brown michael_e_brown at dell.com
Wed Aug 21 12:36:01 CDT 2002


Yes, you need to update 2.4.18-5 with the new driver to boot on 4600. I 
just ran into this unfortunate situation last week, myself.
--
Michael Brown
Dell Computer
Linux Solutions

On Wed, 21 Aug 2002, Soukup, Kevin (IL50) wrote:

> Greetings All,
> 
> Running Redhat 7.3 on a couple of dual CPU Dell 4600's.
> 
> I am aware that the 2.4.18-3 and 2.4.18-4 SMP kernels were susceptible to
> panic and failure to boot. I'm also aware that the aic7xxx-6.2.8-0.i386.rpm
> will fix the problem in those two kernels.
> 
> I thought the bug was fixed in 2.4.18-5 though, and I was surprised to see
> my server lock up on boot just like it did with the previous kernels.
> 
> Anyone know if it's supposed to be fixed or not? Is it actually fixed in
> 2.4.18-5 and I'm doing something so stupid I'm breaking it?
> 
> Can I simply apply the same aic7xxx-6.2.8-0.i386.rpm to the 2.4.18-5 kernel
> without any problems?
> 
> All help is greatly appreciated.
> 
> Cheers!
> 
> Kevin Soukup
> CAD/CAM Engineer - Oracle DBA - MatrixOne SysAdmin
> 
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