Ongoing U320 AIC7902 Seagate ST318453LW issues, SCB timed out

Justin T. Gibbs gibbs at
Wed Aug 6 14:13:32 PDT 2003

>> As far as I can tell, the drive is "sitting" on the commands,
>> and the controller is waiting for them to be completed.  So
>> the fault is in the drive, not the controller, the driver, or
>> the SCSI layer.
> Is there the concept of an ill-formed command that might
> cause this?

An ill-formed command should result in the drive responding
with a status packet telling us so.  No such status has been

> Could the timeout just be too short?

The timeout is currently set to 60 seconds... a veritable eternity.


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