Bug 3156 - Kernel 2.2.5-15 panics when probing AHA 2940U2W
Kernel 2.2.5-15 panics when probing AHA 2940U2W
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-05-30 10:27 EDT by cobbe
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-06-28 12:33:01 EDT
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Description cobbe 1999-05-30 10:27:32 EDT
Kernel-2.2.5-15 (the default included with RH6) panics
on bootup as it tries to probe my SCSI controller (an
Adaptect AHA 2940U2W) for devices.  If I disconnect all
devices from the SCSI board, the kernel boots successfully.

Turns out that RedHat's kernel packages include v5.1.15 of
the aic7xxx patch.  Installing the kernel SRPM, replacing
this version with v5.1.16 of the same patch, and rebuilding
the kernel fixed the problem.  It'd be *awful* nice if you
could incorporate this newer patch version into the standard
kernel.
Comment 1 Jay Turner 1999-06-28 12:33:59 EDT
Should be there in 2.2.5-22 available on the updates site.

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