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SubjectRe: Confusing AIC 7xxx driver messages
Hi Oliver, 

On Sun, 20 Sep 1998, Oliver Mai wrote:

> aic7xxx: Warning - detected auto-termination on controller:
> aic7xxx: <Adaptec AIC-7880 Ultra SCSI host adapter> at PCI 6/0
> aic7xxx: Please verify driver detected settings are correct.
> aic7xxx: If not, then please properly set the device termination
> aic7xxx: in the Adaptec SCSI BIOS by hitting CTRL-A when prompted
> aic7xxx: during machine bootup.
> aic7xxx: Cables present (Int-50 YES, Int-68 YES, Ext-68 YES)
> aic7xxx: Illegal cable configuration!! Only two
> aic7xxx: connectors on the SCSI controller may be in use at a time!
> aic7xxx: Termination (Low OFF, High OFF)
>
> This is not true: There is only one cable attached to the
> host adapter, and the SCSI BIOS (CTRL-A) says that Termination
> is ON (Low ON, High ON), as it should be.
> The messages are the same when I boot the 2.0.35 kernel.

I am using a Gigabyte Mainboard with onboard Adaptec 7895 Controller. I
tried to configure the Termination in the SCSI Setup but it did not work.
Every time I got to the setup I again had the original setting. I thought
about complaining to Adaptec or Gigabyte until I discovered this setting
to be under "integrated peripherals" of my motherboard setup.

Perhaps this is your real problem...

cu
Torsten



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