Problem with AIC-7895

Barry bazza at bazza.com
Thu Dec 10 19:01:51 PST 1998


On Tue, 17 Nov 1998, Doug Ledford wrote:

> On Tue, 17 Nov 1998, Barry wrote:

(bios version stuff)
> > it's 2.00
> Contact Tyan and try to get a BIOS downgrade and see if maybe they
> re-introduced the bug or something.  Short of that, older aic7xxx versions
> (such as the 5.1.0-pre15 driver or something like that) had an option
> called irq_hack (I think) that worked around the problem.  I removed that
> code around the final 5.1.0 release, but if you could grab an older patch
> and try that code out, then it would either pin point the problem, or
> eliminate that as a possible problem.

I wasn't really succesful getting the old versions of stuff .. however ..
since I'd originally emailed about these problems, I got an AGP graphics
card and a SCSI cdrom (enabling me to disable the 2nd IDE channel) I was
able to force the on-board scsi channels to use irqs 10 and 11 (which I
believe is what they should try to use) by juggling irqs a bit .. so they
were definately using the right irqs, but still I get the "Test Unit Ready"
stuff .. if anyone has any further hints (or direct pointers to help) I'd
greatly appreciate it

-- 
Barry Hughes

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