Adaptec 29320ALP-R and tape drive

Jay Hall jhall at
Tue Jul 7 16:01:46 UTC 2009

That worked.  Would any of the information displayed while booting be  
helpful at this point?

On Jul 7, 2009, at 10:46 AM, Justin T. Gibbs wrote:

> Go into the card 29320's BIOS and configure your tape drive for non- 
> packetized
> negotiation.  If this works, we can try a few other things in the  
> driver to see
> if it is possible to get things working in packetized mode.
> --
> Justin
> Jay Hall wrote:
>> I just installed an Adaptec 29320ALP-R in my FreeBSD 7.2 server.   
>> Connected to the card is an HP Ultrium 1/8 G2 tape drive.
>> During the boot sequence, FreeBSD pauses to wait for the SCSI  
>> devices to settle.  Then, I receive the following message
>> (probe79:ahd0:0:4:0: Probable outgoing LQ CRC error.  Retrying  
>> command.
>> I have moved the card to a different slot with the same results,  
>> replaced the cable, etc.   If I do not power on the tape drive, the  
>> system will boot normally.
>> Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
>> Thanks,
>> Jay
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