Re: Patches for SCSI timeout bug

From: Anton Blanchard (
Date: Fri Jun 06 2003 - 13:41:32 EST

> 2) By incresing the sym53c8xx post-reset delay to at least
> 12 seconds.
> Fix 2) may not be bad: I have at least one scsi hard drive which
> takes 5 seconds to recover from a bus reset. On the other hand,
> fix 2) makes the boot process longer: it introduces a delay of
> N x 12 seconds, where N is the number of scsi channels.
> (Most cards have two channels; some server-class machines with
> many cards may have a significantly longer boot).

Yep, Ive got a box with 42 scsi controllers and the time to probe SCSI
is already unbearable :)

So I like fix 1 as well.

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