Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 97177
scsi driver shutdown with iomega zip plus parallel drive
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:54:45 EDT
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Description of problem:
The new release of the kernel (20-18.8) give me a big pblm with my iomega drive.
it is well recognize when I load the module (imm.o), but when I do the mount
command the module wait 10/20 seconds saying that it attached scsi0 to sda (or
something like that) with id 5 and then recognize the disk but can't read the
fat partition (but it can with the 18-26.8.0 release !)
the kernel said that scsi timout the removable disk at scsi0 lun=? id=5 is
shutdown after bus reset
I'll try to give you exact messages in the afternoon.
My zip drive is a iomega 100 zip plus on the parallel port, I never had pblm
with it under RH before.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
3.wait and see :)
Actual Results: the system recognize the iomega drive, partially the disk (a
100 meg well formatted) and then say it can't read the partition table and the
kernel complaint about a scsi timeout after a bus reset and consider the driver
Expected Results: To mount the zip drive without problem
Created attachment 92338 [details]
the script output for the command with the exact errors
only the output of the command listed in the step to reproduce the bug, with I
hope some usefull information (more precise error log :)
Created attachment 92339 [details]
the kernel message from /var/log/message
The message saying driver shutdown or retry fail after a bus reset
Sorry to be not clear in the first release of the bug.
I try to recompile the module with some DEBUG information(add a -DDEBUG to the
scsi drivers), but doesn't seem to be more interresting ... But if you need it
tell me and i'll give you as much info as i can.
I have check if the problem could come from the parport_pc.c or file something
like that but nothing relevant have been change in this file, so it's certainly
in the scsi drivers that the bug is... I'll reboot my computer with the old
2.4.18-26 kernel and all was nice the imm works well and i can read my zip disk...
More about my computer :
A Compaq 6200EA :)
(athlon XP1700+ with 256 Mo RAM and nvidia geForce/motherboard)
notice: the kernel was not tainted because I don't use the nvidia drivers to
make the test :)
Thank you for your help,
refer to my post under bug #91381
this might help things
The solution proposed by 91381 solves my problem. But like he says, I think that
is not the bug, but I'm not an expert ...
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 91381 ***
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.