Bug 45019 - Symbios SCSI driver causes panic under light lode
Symbios SCSI driver causes panic under light lode
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
7.3
alpha Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-06-19 14:15 EDT by Richard D. Payne
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:33 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-06-08 16:52:56 EDT
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Log of SCSI driver failure (2.04 KB, text/plain)
2001-06-19 14:16 EDT, Richard D. Payne
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Description Richard D. Payne 2001-06-19 14:15:20 EDT
Description of Problem:
Symbios SCSI driver in 2.4.3-12 times out under light load, eventually
causing a kernel panic.

How Reproducible:
Boot 2.4.3-12 on an Alpha with a Symbios 1000/1010 scsi controller. 

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot
2. Run this little script (while true; do uptime; sleep 1;done)
3. Wait

Actual Results:
Causes timeouts and eventualy kernel panic

Expected Results:
Should keep running without trouble, 2.2.17 (with Symbios patch for
1000/1010 works fine).

Additional Information:
single SCSI harddisk, this is the gold release of 7.1

I'll attach the log of its failure.
Comment 1 Richard D. Payne 2001-06-19 14:16:47 EDT
Created attachment 21327 [details]
Log of SCSI driver failure
Comment 2 Glen Foster 2001-07-13 18:19:02 EDT
This defect considered SHOULD-FIX for Fairfax gold-release.
Comment 3 Alan Cox 2003-06-08 16:52:56 EDT
Alpha is no longer a supported platform

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