Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 75777
Complete system lockup with external SCSI Jaz
Last modified: 2008-08-01 12:22:52 EDT
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Description of problem:
With an Iomega Jaz drive plugged in externally to an Adaptec
AHA-2940AU, install will lock up at a random point early in Disk 1. Requires
reset or power cycle. Unplugging external drive allows normal installation.
Shutdown, re-install drive, reboot and system will lock up after 5-15 minutes of
use. Leaving drive un-plugged allows system to work as expected. This is NEW
with 8.0, 7.2 & 7.3 installed and ran OK with the Jaz drive.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Plug in external Jaz drive.
2.Attempt to install 8.0 (or run system installed without external drive plugged
Actual Results: During install: after starting packages install, all progress
halts after 5 to 15 minutes. Mouse still works. Alt-Shift-F4 shows a repeating
message like: SCSI error 2002: command found on queue. After unplugging
external drive, system installs and runs just fine. If the drive is plugged
back in, system will freeze after some short time, even without any attempt to
mount the Jaz drive. Does not respond to keyboard at all. Reset required.
Expected Results: 7.2 and 7.3 installed and ran fine with the Jaz drive.
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