THIS EMAIL CAME IN TO ME DATED JUL 22, 1939!
>From: firstname.lastname@example.org (goingware.com)
>To: email@example.com (Chris Wedgwood)
>Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
>Subject: Re: wrong major or minor number on /dev/sda1 in 2.4.0-test1-ac7
>Date: Sat, Jul 22, 1939, 1:40 PM
> This seems to have fixed it. I haven't done extensive testing yet, but I was
> able to tar the Slackware installer into my home directory, untar that, and
> untar a gzipped file from that so I can read a lot of data and not have it
> be corrupted.
> I'm afraid I don't have anything that will give it a real workout, just a zip
> drive and a 4xCD burner. I'll try to burn a CD.
> What I did to get my Adaptec APA-1480 SlimSCSI Cardbus card working:
> - Apply the 2.4.0-test1-ac7 patch to linux 2.4.0-test1
> - Apply the patch I mentioned in my earlier message, that turns on the
> PCI expansion ROM or some such thing (I don't know much about PCI). You'll
> find this in the linux-kernel archives under "Can't recognize Adaptec APA-1480
> under 2.4.0-test1-ac4"
> - replace linux/drivers/scsi/scsi* with the unpatched originals from
> test1 (without any of the -ac patches).
> If you want me to try this with various patch versions to see at which points
> it breaks and works I can do that.
>> On Fri, Jun 02, 2000 at 01:18:50PM -0700, Michael D. Crawford wrote:
>> Looking closer at the boot messages, I get:
>> scsi : aborting command due to timeout : pid 0, scsi0, channel 0, id
> 0, lun 0 Inquiry 00 00 00 ff 00
>> SCSI host 0 abort (pid 0) timed out - resetting
>> SCSI bus is being reset for host 0 channel 0 later
>> SCSI bus is being reset for host 0 channel 0
>> SCSI host 0 reset (pid 0) timed out again -
>> probably an unrecoverable SCSI bus or device hang
>> The aic7xxx driver doesn't like the recent SCSI changes. Try backing
>> them out.
>>  And let me know if that works for you. It seems to for me except
>> 30s later I get hit by kernel BUG at page_alloc.c:97 messages!
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