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SubjectRe: Fujitsu MO 640 doesn't work with 2.2.2?
On Wed, 10 Mar 1999, Alan Cox wrote:

> > did send me the new v1.18 driver which solves this problem but unfortunately
> > kernel crashes and data corruption are still there :-((
> >
> > I have not got any responce from them for my letters sent after February
> > 25...
>
> Data corruption suggests to me you should check the cabling, and also for
> any known card/motherboard compatibility problems, then finally run whatever
> hardware test tools ICP ship - this is a highly available raid subsystem
> so I assume they ship a test disk even if its for DOS ?

Don't you think I don't know how to handle SCSI devices, do you? We have a
whole lot of them here and I DO know what the termination, term power etc.
stand for :)) And yes, I have seen what a proper SCSI cabling looks like...
Moreover, the same CD-ROM does work fine when I plug the cable off the GDT
and insert the very same end of the very same cable connected to the very
same devices into the narrow SCSI socket of a separate controller....
Also I did hear somewhere that the thing called parity checking does exist
for a SCSI bus... GDT monitor (native Linux, realtime :)) does not detect
any errors :-((

It's not a card/motherboard compatibility problem either - Windoze NT DOES
install outta the CD-ROM on the same machine (this is the machine supplier's
way to persuade us the hardware is OK)...

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