Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 11610
Problem loading aic7xxx driver
Last modified: 2008-08-01 12:22:51 EDT
When trying to install RH 6.2 on a HP Netserver (details further) i get
such message in expert mode (in normal mode scsi subsystem is not
Loading aic7xxx driver...
Kernel panic : aic7xxx : unrecoverable BRKADINT.
Ln swapper task - not syncing
And then then the installation hangs!
What to do?
PS The 5.9 RH installation went flawlessly thru this step.
Name : HP Netserver 5/66 LF
Thanks in advance.
Same problem when upgrading my HP Netserver 5/66 LX running RH 6.1 to latest
I have the same problems with Adaptec AHA2840 VLB SCSI
adapter (aic7770 based) on my 486. I just can't install
RedHat 6.2, it hangs during "aic7xxx module load".
See bugs 11610, 11729, 11790, 11797
I fixed mine by overwriting the aic7xxx files (and directory) in the source
distro with the ones from RH 6.1. A pain to get ahold of them, but once I
I then re-compiled the kernel and the aic problems went away.
*** Bug 11797 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 15118 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
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