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Bug 8012 - rh 6.1 linux crashes when using zip drive
rh 6.1 linux crashes when using zip drive
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
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Reported: 1999-12-27 12:37 EST by fgoetze
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-08 13:15:27 EST
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Description fgoetze 1999-12-27 12:37:18 EST
after making zip drive work htrough alias in modul.conf and starting
modprobe ppa, zip drive works for a short while. then zip drive beginns to
turn the disk without ending. x-windows is not reacting to anything. When
turned off voltage for the zip-drive, I could command - lines appeared.
When starting halt-process then, linux could not stop all processes and
Comment 1 Preston Brown 2000-02-04 16:46:59 EST
hmm, we can't duplicate this here.  I have the exact same setup you describe.
Are there any messages in /var/log/messages when this happens?
Comment 2 Alan Cox 2000-08-08 14:43:37 EDT
no follow up so closing

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