Re: atp870u and acard scsi HELP!

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Sat Jan 05 2002 - 12:42:41 EST

> > Umm the atp870u is supported in 2.2 and 2.4 by the default kernels.
> one would think...yes it is supported technically, and the atp870u
> driver does exist...but the 2.4 one does not work, that is a known fact.

Which tree, and what compiler

> some of the code has a different format in 2.4 than 2.2 and 2.0,
> mostly the external stuff to load as modules...etc, but i can't get it
> to work.
> so i needed help porting the old one into the new 2.4 framework
> if you will.

I think you need to work out why the newer one is failing on your specific
hardware. Standard Red Hat kernel....

PCI: Found IRQ 10 for device 00:08.0
   ACARD AEC-671X PCI Ultra/W SCSI-3 Host Adapter: 0 IO:d800, IRQ:10.
         ID: 2 HP C1537A L105
         ID: 5 IBM DSAS-3540 !WS47Y
         ID: 7 Host Adapter
scsi0 : ACARD AEC-6710/6712/67160 PCI Ultra/W/LVD SCSI-3 Adapter Driver
  Vendor: HP Model: C1537A Rev: L105
  Type: Sequential-Access ANSI SCSI revision: 02
  Vendor: IBM Model: DSAS-3540 !W Rev: S47Y
  Type: Direct-Access ANSI SCSI revision: 02
Attached scsi disk sda at scsi0, channel 0, id 5, lun 0
SCSI device sda: 1056768 512-byte hdwr sectors (541 MB)
 sda: sda1
Journalled Block Device driver loaded

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