Re: 2.0.30 and the aic7xxx driver

Alan Cox (
Tue, 5 Aug 1997 20:38:48 +0100 (BST)

> >I kept having troubles with the aic7xxx driver in stock 2.0.30.
> >One machine kept getting frequent kernel stack corruption messages.
> >I needn't tell you how stable the machine was.
> I noticed this problem at one time. Recompiling the kernel and not using
> UMSDOS seemed to fix the problem. Hadn't noticed this recently.
> Certainly taking the maintainer's advice is a good idea.

Yes. That should be resolved by the new AHA driver. Its more an AHA bug
than a UMSDOS bug. Just together they could overrun the kernel stack.