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SubjectRe: I2O kernel oops with Promise SuperTrak SX6000
> When the system is powered up, the SuperTrak BIOS is initializing the 
> adapter. If we manually *abort* the initialization, Linux will boot
> without problems and we can use the hardware raid.
> However, if we let the controller initialze the adapter (that is the
> default), the kernel will always Oops when I2O is loaded:

Please try 2.4.18pre3-ac first of all. That has one small detail changed
that may matter.

> My guess is that the i2o module tries to initialize the board. When it
> already was initialized by the BIOS, the system crashes.

At the moment I've no idea. The i2o code is entitled to reinit the board
should it want to, and the supertrak 100 certainly works with 18pre3-ac3.

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