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    SubjectRe: kernel 2.4.22's AIC7(triple x) driver not working anymore

    Justin,

    Can you take a look at this?

    On 8 Sep 2003, Moal Tanguy wrote:

    > Hello,
    > I sent this message here because I don't where to send it!
    > Please redirect this message or read it if you can help
    > (I feel like talking with some kind of a god!)
    >
    > There is the bug report. I hope it is completely clear and
    > understandable.
    > Don't blame me for any grammar or spelling things, Sheakspire's language
    > isn't my cup of tea, but it seems to be a universal language.
    > :-)
    > Don't be affraid to reply me, I won't blame anyone.
    >
    > [1.] One line summary of the problem: aic7xxx driver fails to
    > scan/probe? a hard drive
    > [2.] Full description of the problem/report:
    > During the boot up, when the scsi card is being initialized (an adaptec
    > 19160B one) a hard drive (an IBM 9.1 GB 10krpm one) fails to load : the
    > following message was printed on the screen :
    > Unexpected busfree while idle
    > [3.] Keywords (i.e., modules, networking, kernel): kernel : aic7xxx
    > [4.] Kernel version (from /proc/version) :
    > Linux version 2.4.22 (root@localhost.localdomain) (version gcc 3.2.3
    > 20030422 (Gentoo Linux 1.4 3.2.3-r1, propolice)) #2 lun sep 8 12:51:17
    > CEST 2003
    > [5.] Output of Oops : no Oops :-)
    > [6.] A small shell script :
    > Sorry but this problem isn't linked to any program/application, it
    > happened during boot up, before the prompt.
    > [7.] Environment
    > [7.1.] Software :
    >
    > If some fields are empty or look unusual you may have an old version.
    > Compare to the current minimal requirements in Documentation/Changes.
    >
    > Linux localhost.localdomain 2.4.22 #2 lun sep 8 12:51:17 CEST 2003 i686
    > AMD Athlon(tm) Processor AuthenticAMD GNU/Linux
    >
    > Gnu C 3.2.3
    > Gnu make 3.80
    > util-linux 2.11z
    > mount 2.11z
    > modutils 2.4.25
    > e2fsprogs 1.33
    > reiserfsprogs 3.6.8
    > Linux C Library 2.3.2
    > Dynamic linker (ldd) 2.3.2
    > Procps 3.1.9
    > Net-tools 1.60
    > Kbd 1.06
    > Sh-utils 2.0.15
    > Modules Loaded nvidia 8139too mii crc32
    > [7.2.] Processor information (from /proc/cpuinfo)
    >
    > processor : 0
    > vendor_id : AuthenticAMD
    > cpu family : 6
    > model : 4
    > model name : AMD Athlon(tm) Processor
    > stepping : 4
    > cpu MHz : 1400.064
    > cache size : 256 KB
    > fdiv_bug : no
    > hlt_bug : no
    > f00f_bug : no
    > coma_bug : no
    > fpu : yes
    > fpu_exception : yes
    > cpuid level : 1
    > wp : yes
    > flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov
    > pat pse36 mmx fxsr syscall mmxext 3dnowext 3dnow
    > bogomips : 2791.83
    >
    > [7.3.] Module information (from /proc/modules):
    >
    > nvidia 1630784 11
    > 8139too 15592 1
    > mii 2528 0 [8139too]
    > crc32 2880 0 [8139too]
    > [7.4.] Loaded driver and hardware information (/proc/ioports,
    > /proc/iomem)
    >
    > 0000-001f : dma1
    > 0020-003f : pic1
    > 0040-005f : timer
    > 0060-006f : keyboard
    > 0070-007f : rtc
    > 0080-008f : dma page reg
    > 00a0-00bf : pic2
    > 00c0-00df : dma2
    > 00f0-00ff : fpu
    > 01f0-01f7 : ide0
    > 02f8-02ff : serial(auto)
    > 0378-037a : parport0
    > 03c0-03df : vesafb
    > 03f6-03f6 : ide0
    > 03f8-03ff : serial(auto)
    > 0cf8-0cff : PCI conf1
    > 9800-98ff : Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+
    > 9800-98ff : 8139too
    > a000-a0ff : Adaptec AIC-7892B U160/m
    > a400-a4ff : C-Media Electronics Inc CM8738
    > a400-a4ff : cmpci
    > d000-d01f : VIA Technologies, Inc. USB (#2)
    > d000-d01f : usb-uhci
    > d400-d41f : VIA Technologies, Inc. USB
    > d400-d41f : usb-uhci
    > d800-d80f : VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C586A/B/VT82C686/A/B/VT823x/A/C
    > PIPC Bus Master IDE
    > d800-d807 : ide0
    > e000-e003 : Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] AMD-760 [IGD4-1P] System
    > Controller
    > e300-e37f : VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C686 [Apollo Super ACPI]
    > e800-e80f : VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C686 [Apollo Super ACPI]
    > 00000000-0009f7ff : System RAM
    > 0009f800-0009ffff : reserved
    > 000a0000-000bffff : Video RAM area
    > 000c0000-000c7fff : Video ROM
    > 000d4000-000d93ff : Extension ROM
    > 000f0000-000fffff : System ROM
    > 00100000-1ffebfff : System RAM
    > 00100000-0031ef35 : Kernel code
    > 0031ef36-003d9283 : Kernel data
    > 1ffec000-1ffeefff : ACPI Tables
    > 1ffef000-1fffefff : reserved
    > 1ffff000-1fffffff : ACPI Non-volatile Storage
    > cd000000-cd0000ff : Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
    > RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+
    > cd000000-cd0000ff : 8139too
    > cd800000-cd800fff : Adaptec AIC-7892B U160/m
    > cd800000-cd800fff : aic7xxx
    > ce000000-cf5fffff : PCI Bus #01
    > ce000000-ceffffff : nVidia Corporation NV20 [GeForce3 Ti 200]
    > cf700000-df7fffff : PCI Bus #01
    > cf800000-cf87ffff : nVidia Corporation NV20 [GeForce3 Ti 200]
    > d0000000-d7ffffff : nVidia Corporation NV20 [GeForce3 Ti 200]
    > d0000000-d05fffff : vesafb
    > df800000-df800fff : Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] AMD-760 [IGD4-1P]
    > System Controller
    > e0000000-efffffff : Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] AMD-760 [IGD4-1P]
    > System Controller
    > ffff0000-ffffffff : reserved
    >
    > [7.5.] PCI information ('lspci -vvv' as root):
    >
    > no lspci on my system...
    > :-(
    >
    > [7.6.] SCSI information (from /proc/scsi/scsi)
    >
    > Attached devices:
    > Host: scsi0 Channel: 00 Id: 00 Lun: 00
    > Vendor: QUANTUM Model: ATLAS10K3_36_WLS Rev: 020K
    > Type: Direct-Access ANSI SCSI revision: 03
    > Host: scsi0 Channel: 00 Id: 06 Lun: 00
    > Vendor: YAMAHA Model: CRW6416S Rev: 1.0d
    > Type: CD-ROM ANSI SCSI revision: 02
    > [7.7.] Other information :
    > We should see at 7.6 one more device looking something like that:
    > Host: scsi0 Channel: 00 Id: 01 Lun: 00
    > Vendor: IBM Model: DDYS-T09170N Rev: xxxx
    > Type: Direct-Access ANSI SCSI revision: xx
    > (replacing x's by the appripriate values, I don't remember them)
    >
    > Which is weird, is the fact that the same thing happened first with
    > gentoo sources of kernel 2.4.20-gentoo... Then I decided to get the
    > sources from kernel.org 2.4.21 it worked great! Then 2.4.22 went out
    > I downloaded it and installed and then, exactly the same error!
    > I will now shutdown my computer and check for any plugging error
    > (i.e. scsi id's or something)
    > I will also check adaptec website for any firmware update.
    > And then I'll try to get the full verbose output from the kernel
    > during next boot up
    > Finally I will send this e-mail.
    >
    >
    > I checked everything and used Adaptec SCSI Select(TM) utilities to
    > do a scandisk on each devices but the same error applies.
    > In addition, I quote the output on the screen during boot and it says
    > the following:
    >
    > scsi0: Unexpected busfree while idle
    > SEQADDR ==0x1
    >
    > May be this can help?
    >
    > For now, I well replaces the source subtree aic7xxx in the
    > 2.4.22/drivers/scsi
    > by the one in 2.4.21/drivers/scsi to see if the problem is there...
    > I'll post the e-mail message later.
    >
    > I did the replacement and built a knew kernel image. It works with the
    > older aic7xxx subtree (present in 2.4.21) and everything seems alright.
    > I will send this e-mail message know. I hope it will help. At least I
    > would be glade If someone could explain me what's going wrong and better
    > if a patch could published.
    > Best regards, Mr Moal Tanguy tanguy.moal.tux@wanadoo.fr.
    >
    >
    >
    >
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