SCSI crashes with vger

Tom Rini tmrini at
Fri Mar 19 10:18:02 EST 1999

On Fri, 19 Mar 1999, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 18, 1999, Tom Rini <tmrini at> wrote:
> >Erg <paranoid worry>. In 2.2.2 there was a "scsi fix" which seems to have
> >fixed the problem that some people (myself, Dan J) had when trying to do
> >things like burn a CD on the ext chain or use both chains at once.  Now
> >it's working well enough for me to do a silly thing like a raid0 /usr :)
> >Hope this isn't related.. </paranoid worry>
> Do you still have the patch around so that i can revert it and see what
> happen ? I'm really not familiar enough with linux to track this none. I
> tried, but got deep inside the scsi subsystem, looks like it's crashing
> when completing the request with a program check exception (which can
> mean a lot of things, I still have to find out how to display SRR1 from xmon).

The patch that "fixed" things before was incorrect and added in some
cli()s i think.  The actual fix shouldn't be too hard to yank out of
patch-2.2.2, on any of the mirrors.

Tom Rini (TR1265)

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