Bug 76348 - modules.conf's scsi_hostadapter duplicated upon kernel update
modules.conf's scsi_hostadapter duplicated upon kernel update
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kudzu (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-10-20 12:13 EDT by Per Winkvist
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:31 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-10-21 00:42:55 EDT
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Description Per Winkvist 2002-10-20 12:13:42 EDT
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Description of problem:
I had scsi_hostadapter set to AM53C974 in modules.conf. When I updated to the new kernel in 'updates' it added a new 'alias scsi_hostadapter1 tmscsim'. When I reboot it first loads AM53.. and then tmscsim which makes the system ooops right after tmscsim has been loaded.

When probing for scsi adapter it always gives me tmscsim, but I wanna use AM53C974 instead since it works better for me. Once I removed the extra line and reran mkinitrd it worked fine.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Change scsi_hostadapter
2. Update kernel
3. Verify that you have a new scsi_hostadapter line

Additional info:
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2002-10-21 00:42:48 EDT
Can you reproduce the *exact* steps to get the new entry added to modules.conf?
Does running /usr/sbin/module_upgrade do it?
Comment 2 Per Winkvist 2002-10-21 14:49:17 EDT
I repeated the sequence I did yesterday and this time the new kernel booted fine. Very strange.   
Another thing I observed yesterday was that after I had used the rescue disc and removed the  
extra scsi_hostadapter line and rebooted it didn't actually work right away. So I had to use the  
rescue disk again. The second time I removed the initrd and did mkinitrd again, then rebooted  
A final thing, upon boot I get the following : 
SCSI subsystem driver Revision: 1.00 
kmod: failed to exec /sbin/modprobe -s -k scsi_hostadapter, errno = 2 
PCI: Found IRQ 11 for device 00:09.0 
scsi0 : AM53/79C974 PCscsi driver rev. 0.5; host I/O address: 0xe400; irq: 11 
  Vendor: SEAGATE   Model: ST34520N          Rev: 1444 
  Type:   Direct-Access                      ANSI SCSI revision: 02 
Attached scsi disk sda at scsi0, channel 0, id 4, lun 0 
SCSI device sda: 8888924 512-byte hdwr sectors (4551 MB) 
 sda: sda1 sda2 sda3 sda4 < sda5 > 

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