scsi hangs [drow at Re: CD-writers] (fwd)

Geert Uytterhoeven Geert.Uytterhoeven at
Mon Jan 4 20:35:41 EST 1999

On Sun, 3 Jan 1999, Brad Midgley wrote:
> i have tried out the current vger kernel and i'd characterize it as "five
> times" as stable. meaning i can copy 125 megabytes from a jaz on the
> external bus to a drive on the internal bus before it crashes--with
> 2.1.130 i could only copy about 25 megabytes before it crashed. the error
> when it crashes is always:
> Kernel panic: Inactive in scsi_request_queueable
> In swapper task - not syncing
> Rebooting in 180 seconds...
> is there anything i could do to help dig up this problem?

Does the patch for drivers/scsi/sd.c fixes this?

I haven't seen this panic anymore since I moved all my devices except my 40
MB boot disk from my MESH to my Sym875.



Geert Uytterhoeven                     Geert.Uytterhoeven at
Wavelets, Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP}
Department of Computer Science -- Katholieke Universiteit Leuven -- Belgium

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