Re: AIC7xxx kernel driver; ATTN Mr. Justin T. Gibbs

From: Brian Gerst (
Date: Tue Jun 26 2001 - 14:46:14 EST

Mihai Gata wrote:
> Trying to use an AIC7890 SCSI controller with kernel 2.4.5 I have
> the problem reported into the attached log files. Same problems with
> kernel 2.4.3. Kernels below 2.4 doesn't even see it. In MS Windows 95
> it works without any problems. I used 3 variations of SCSI controllers
> built upon AIC7890, so I don't think all 3 are bad. One was made for
> Compaq and two for Dell. The AIC7890 is around since a while so that's
> the problem with Linux in corp. computing. It's great but cannot use
> it.

Make certain that the SCSI bus is properly terminated. Most of the SCSI
errors reported here are a result of bad termination.


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