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SubjectRe: SCSI Tape corruption - update
On Fri, 2 Nov 2001, [ISO-8859-1] Gérard Roudier wrote:
> On Thu, 1 Nov 2001, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > [ About SCSI tape corruption with sym53c8xx, some months ago ]
> >
> > On Fri, 27 Jul 2001, Gérard Roudier wrote:
> > > On Fri, 27 Jul 2001, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > > > With some small modifications, I made 1.5a to work fine. No error burst. So the
> > > > problem is introduced between 1.5a and 1.5g.
> > >
> > > Fine! But diffs between 1.5a and 1.5g are still large. :(
> > > Results with 1.5c would have divided the diffs by about 2. :(

1.5c seems to be fine!

Still have to try 1.5d, 1.5g1, 1.5g2 and 1.5g3.
1.5e and 1.5f are nowhere available?

> As driver sym-2 is planned to replace sym53c8xx in the future, it would be
> interesting to give it a try on your hardware. There are some source
> available from, but I can provide you with a flat patch
> against the stock kernel version you want. You may let me know.

I just saw the sym-2 driver enter the ac-series. As soon as I have a recent
2.4.x kernel on this box, I can give it a try...



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
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