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

Mike Anderson (
Thu, 6 Mar 2003 01:18:24 -0800

Zwane Mwaikambo [] wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Mar 2003, Mike Anderson wrote:
> > Zwane Mwaikambo [] wrote:
> > > I'm not concerned about that, that was peripheral damage from another
> > > patch (affected irq handling), the difference being is that with 2.5.62 it boots
> > > after printing those errors a couple of times, but with 2.5.63 it doesn't.
> >
> > Ok I will keep looking at this , I believe I have a PLEXTOR CD in the
> > lab I will add this to my qlogic isp bus and see if I can get the error
> > to show up. I am running cd drives on the other adapters and I am not
> > seeing a problem.
> My apologies, i think i wasn't being too clear. You won't be able to
> replicate that exact error by default, i got it because i killed
> interrupt routing/handling on the interrupt controllers servicing the bus
> on which the scsi controller is on. The errors generated by the SCSI layer
> in turn kill the box in 2.5.63 whilst only spewing those errors and
> continuing boot with 2.5.62

Would it be possible for you to send me a console output with
scsi_logging=1 so that I can narrow down the failure case.


Michael Anderson

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