Re: 2.1.99-pre3 on SMP with Adaptec and TekRam SCSI controllers

Michael Meissner (
Fri, 1 May 1998 15:15:50 -0400

Michael Meissner writes:
| | The SMP-FAQ says that Adaptec drivers are broken under SMP-enabled
| | kernels... My personal experience was that using a SMP system with a
| | Adapect SCSI onboard was SO frustrating that we chose to use a IDE HD
| | instead.
| |
| | Check the FAQ at
| It still should be fixed. It works fine under 2.1.79 for instance, though I
| did start seeing data corruption in 2.1.8x and 2.1.9x revisions.

Just FYI, the official 2.1.99 seems to work fine with the Adaptec SCSI
controller I had problems with in the past. Note, I haven't yet
stressed it. It's also good to see the MTTR patch finally in.

Michael Meissner, Cygnus Solutions (Massachusetts office)
4th floor, 955 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA,	617-354-5416 (office),	617-354-7161 (fax)

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