Bug 7990 - boot disk hangs when loading aic7xxx
boot disk hangs when loading aic7xxx
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
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Reported: 1999-12-25 06:49 EST by David Porowski
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-24 11:42:52 EST
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Description David Porowski 1999-12-25 06:49:25 EST
shipped RH6.1 boot disk hangs when loading the scsi driver aic7xxx.
this happens with RH6.1 CD in either Yamaha or Nakamichi CD reader.

  note: similar hardware support problem existed with RH6.0's
        shipped boot disk, subsequently corrected with new
        images DL from RH.

hardware consists of:
    TYAN S1836 system board  (AIC7895 chipset on-board)
    128MB PC100 ECC memory
    AGP Voodoo3 3000 16MB
    9GB IBM UW SCSI hard disk
    Yamaha 400xx SCSI2 CD Read/Write
    Nakamichi M16J SCSI2 5-CD changer
    Intel NIC (Pro100 chipset on-board)
    Creative Labs (SB16 chipset on-board)
Comment 1 Jay Turner 2000-02-22 15:12:59 EST
What do the boot messages say?  Any indication that the Adaptec module is
getting loaded?
Comment 2 Michael Fulbright 2000-02-24 11:42:59 EST
Unable to reproduce.

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