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SubjectRe: Kernel panic: Loop 1 (aic7xxx driver)
The easiest way is to use a serial console. Maybe you should have a look at
http://kgdb.sourceforge.net/, too.

Greetings,
Thomas

On Sun, 24 Feb 2002, Otto Wyss wrote:

> Since kernel version 2.4.9 I haven't compiled a kernel until recently. With
> 2.4.17 I always got the "Kernel panic: Loop 1" from the aic7xxx driver. When I
> removed this driver the kernel started correctly. My research on the net showed
> that "Gregoire Favre (Kernel panic: Loop 1 (aic7xxx under 2.4.13-ac[246]))" has
> the same problem as I and his report is almost exactly as mine. I won't write
> mine here since I don't know how to save it into a file, anything is lost after
> the hard reset (does anybody know how to save/retrieve kernel messages after a panic?).
>
> Well but I can give a hint where to look for since the problem disappears when I
> compile the aic7xxx driver into the kernel. If (with make menuconfig) the option
> "SCSI support" and the low level driver "Adaptec aic7xxx support" is set to "M"
> the problem occurs. It occurs only if the option _"SCSI support"_ is set to "M".
> I guess only very few people use this option.
>
> O. Wyss
>
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