Bug 78442 - kernel 2.4.20-2.2BOOT doesn't support my 3ware
kernel 2.4.20-2.2BOOT doesn't support my 3ware
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-11-22 17:24 EST by hjl
Modified: 2008-08-01 12:22 EDT (History)
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Description hjl 2002-11-22 17:24:52 EST
The 3ware driver in kernel 2.4.19-0.pp15BOOT
doesn't work with my 3ware card. RedHat 7.1,
7.3 and 8.0 are ok. 7.2 has the similar problem.
The working one, 2.4.18-18.7.x, has

3ware Storage Controller device driver for Linux v1.02.00.025.
PCI: Found IRQ 11 for device 01:08.0
PCI: Sharing IRQ 11 with 00:01.0
scsi0 : Found a 3ware Storage Controller at 0xdfa0, IRQ: 11, P-chip: 8.2
3w-xxxx: scsi0: Command failed: status = 0xc1, flags = 0x15, unit #0.
scsi0 : 3ware Storage Controller
  Vendor: 3ware     Model: 3w-xxxx           Rev: 1.0 
  Type:   Direct-Access                      ANSI SCSI revision: 00
Comment 1 hjl 2003-01-02 16:33:59 EST
The problem is

                        /* Tell the firmware we support shutdown notification*/
                        error = tw_setfeature(tw_dev2, 2, 1, &c);
                        if (error) {
                                printk(KERN_WARNING "3w-xxxx: tw_setfeature():
Error setting features for card %d.\n", j);
                                if (error) {
                                        scsi_unregister(host);
                                       
release_region((tw_dev->tw_pci_dev->resource[0].start), TW_IO_ADDRESS_RANGE);
                                        tw_free_device_extension(tw_dev);
                                        kfree(tw_dev);
                                        numcards--;
                                        continue;
                                }
                        }

The old driver used to ignore the error.
Comment 2 Ben LaHaise 2003-01-02 18:01:53 EST
Have you updated the firmware on the card?
Comment 3 hjl 2003-01-02 18:49:19 EST
After upgrading to the new firmware, I can install beta3
now.
Comment 4 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 11:40:14 EDT
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem
persists.

The Fedora Legacy project (http://fedoralegacy.org/) maintains some older releases, 
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
the bug tracker at: http://bugzilla.fedora.us/

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