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SubjectRe: Adaptec 2940UW Woes... part II
mee too.
vlb controler and ide, had simular problems by it cannot reset IDE and
something about not getting a interupt from that HD, it however stated
that it got an interrupt from the other drive(the master) only a reset
fixed it, I though it was just mee since I have been having problems with
my other hd (the one that did not barf) .


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On Mon, 8 Apr 1996, Corey Brenner wrote:

> I'm back off spring break now and back at work slamming my head into
> a brick wall trying to figure out my problems with Adaptec's 2940UW
> PCI controller.
> My specs:
> AHA2940UW rev. B, BIOS rev. 1.21, chipset AIC-7881U rev. 0
> Adapter ID: 7, channel 0
> Linux 1.3.84, aic7xxx driver version 2.24
> The problems I'm encountering:
> After any attempt to access the DEC DSP5300 disk at id 0,
> the system will hang solid with the IDE driver giving messages
> about interrupt requests { DriveReady SeekComplete }. After
> lockup, the IDE hard disk LED is on constantly, so it seems
> that there is some interference between the SCSI bus and the
> IDE driver... The system is apparently not processing interrupts,
> either, because CTRL-ALT-SCRLK doesn't give me a register
> dump.
> The solution:
> I don't know, but I'm gonna give FreeBSD a whirl on this machine
> to see if the support is any better. If so, I may look into
> merging the code bases of the two drivers to try to fix the problem.
> --
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