Re: 2.5.63/64 do not boot: loop in scsi_error

Rob Radez (
Wed, 5 Mar 2003 23:15:34 -0500

On Thu, Mar 06, 2003 at 02:01:38AM +0100, wrote:
> See that 2.5.64 came out - good. Time to send the next dev_t patch.
> Unfortunately 2.5.63 and 2.5.64 do not boot.
> A moment ago I looked at what goes wrong, and it turns out that
> scsi_error is activated
> [always a bad sign - I have never see it do any good, and
> often see it crash the machine]
> and an infinite loop occurs, leaving the machine rather dead.
> (Total of 1 commands require eh work; scsi_unjam_host; requesting sense;
> scsi_eh_done: result 0) - infinite repeat.
> Have no time tonight to make a patch, but I suppose the author of
> the 2.5.63 scsi_error.c changes knows what she did wrong.

Even with the patch to scsi_error.c floating around, I still get the
same hang/infinite loop after the information for my scsi cd-rom is
printed on both 2.5.63 and .64.

Rob Radez
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