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SubjectRe: INITIO scsi driver fails to work properly
On 1/11/08, James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@hansenpartnership.com> wrote:
>
> On Fri, 2008-01-11 at 18:44 +0200, Filippos Papadopoulos wrote:
> > On Jan 11, 2008 5:44 PM, James Bottomley
> > <James.Bottomley@hansenpartnership.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > I havent reported "initio: I/O port range 0x0 is busy."
> > >
> > > Sorry ... we appear to have several reporters of different bugs in this
> > > thread. That message was copied by Chuck Ebbert from a Red Hat
> > > bugzilla ... I was assuming it was the same problem.
> > >
> > > > I applied the patch on 2.6.24-rc6-git9 but unfortunatelly same thing happens.
> > >
> > > First off, has this driver ever worked for you in 2.6? Just booting
> > > SLES9 (2.6.5) or RHEL4 (2.6.9) ... or one of their open equivalents to
> > > check a really old kernel would be helpful. If you can get it to work,
> > > then we can proceed with a patch reversion regime based on the
> > > assumption that the problem is a recent commit.
> >
> > Yes it works under 2.6.16.13. See the beginning of this thread, i
> > mention there some things about newer versions.
>
> Thanks, actually, I see this:
>
> > I tried to install OpenSUSE 10.3 (kernel 2.6.22.5) and the latest
> > OpenSUSE 11.0 Alpha 0 (kernel 2.6.24-rc4) but although the initio
> > drivergets loaded during the installation process, yast reports that no hard
> > disk is found.
>
> Could you try with a vanilla 2.6.22 kernel? The reason for all of this
> is that 2.6.22 predates Alan's conversion of this driver (which was my
> 95% candidate for the source of the bug). I want you to try the vanilla
> kernel just in case the opensuse one contains a backport.


Yes you are right. I compiled the vanilla 2.6.22 and initio driver works.
Tell me if you want to apply any patch to it.


>
> Thanks,
>
> James
>
>
>


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