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    Subjectmodules + scsi problems

    Two things;

    1) Kerneld (from modules-1.3.69f) often seems a little slow in loading
    modules; there's a race condition if I do a "mount /mnt/dosa". The first
    attempt will fail with "fs type msdos not supported by kernel etc." A
    second attempt a few seconds later (presumably withing kerneld unload
    time) will access the msdos disk no problems.

    2) SCSI: The scsi subsystem died totally under 1.3.98, after 10 days of
    flawless and at time very disk intensive uptime. Obviously nothing was
    logged to disk, and by the time I got to the machine, the only things
    showing were repeated attempts to reset the bus which all failed. All I
    can remember from the outputs was an unlikely pid (~900000) and an SCB
    status of 0x07.

    I use the aic7xxx driver, which was updated twice inbetween 1.3.98 and
    1.99.4 (which I'm now running). Notably, one change was to make sure an
    interrupt doesn't screw things up in a vital place. Could I have been
    bitten by that problem?


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