Re: Controller trashes FS (what's new)

Richard B. Johnson (
Sun, 26 Jan 1997 21:30:13 -0500 (EST)

On Sun, 26 Jan 1997, Jon Lewis wrote:

> On Sun, 26 Jan 1997, Mike Kilburn wrote:
> > It was my understanding that you must re-format your
> > drive when switching SCSI controllers.
> Depends what you're switching from/to. Some cards will deal with
> geometries used by others. NCR's for instance can take over after you've
> started with an Adaptec, but I don't think you can go the other way. I
> wonder if a Buslogic can take over for an NCR...I'm considering trying
> that.

I think that this might be the case here. I think that a read or write
beyond the physical media caused Linux to be trashed. Subsequent writes
went to other devices on the SCSI bus. The maintainer should look at
exception handling....

Dick Johnson
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