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Em Quarta 05 Setembro 2001 10:04, Frank Schneider escreveu:
> Olaf Zaplinski schrieb:
>
> I had this effect too here (RH7.1, Kernel 2.4.3), but i put it on a
> wrong termination of the LVD Bus...be careful if you have LVD-Drives
> with a "Termination"-Jumper...(e.g. IBM DGHS18V)...this Termination is
> only usable if you use the drive as Single Ended SCSI-UW, *not* if you
> use the drive i a true LVD-environment !
>
> I learnt this the hard way, because i used this "Termination"-jumper and
> the system bootet without problems and ran about 2 weeks...then the
> above errors occured, followed by system crashes....after reading the
> original ibm-docs, and not the oem-reseller-crap, the reason was clear.
>

According to IBM specs, _no LVD drive has terminators built-in_... I have
several servers with LVD drives (all IBM) and none of them has terminators,
even in SE mode. You always have to use an external terminator...

>
> Solong..
> Frank.

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