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SubjectRe: BusLogic + SMP == broke
On Wed, 8 Sep 1999, Brian Macy wrote:

> This is more of an FYI than anything as it has probably always been
> broken. At least from reading the SANE list it appears scanning with a
> BusLogic card (BT-930, BT-950, and BT-958) on an SMP machine causes
> random but frequent lockups. One person's machine would crash any time
> he touched a non-Hard Drive device attached to the controller.
> The solution thus far has been to just buy a new SCSI card... I'm going
> to toy with the driver to see if I can figure out what is going on but
> my device driver coding is extremely limited. Chances are my BT-958 will
> be forsale on ebay shortly :)

Get any funny kernel errors on the screen when these locks happened?
I've got a BT958D in an SMP machine, and basically every day, damn near EVERY
day, it'll lock on me w/ a message bitching about a scsi error or something,
I'd have to go look it up again...


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