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SubjectRe: linux-2.4.0 scsi problems on NetFinity servers
JP Navarro wrote:

> One possibility:
> When we first tested 2.4.0-test8 on NetFinity 7000s we had random crashes,
> typically within an hour of booting. The problem was identified as a Wiseman
> Systems Management adapter generated hardware interrupt that 2.4 doesn't handle
> (this was not a problem with 2.2.x).
> If you have these adapters installed, remove them.

Are you saying that this is a hardware bug that is impossible to
develop a work-around for in the kernel? If this is just a bug,
shouldn't we try to fix it rather than avoid it?

If you have detailed information about the interrupt problem,
perhaps you could send it to the list and see if a fix is possible.


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