scanner not recognized (interrupt in idle phase?)

Andreas Tobler a.tobler at
Mon Nov 8 03:58:47 EST 1999

Wolfgang Haeuptli wrote:
> Hello,
> on startup, I see this message (mesh: interrupt in idle phase?) while the system
> checks the scsi bus. This is on a kernel 2.2.9 with sg-driver included, on a
> performa 6400 with a UMAX Astra 1200S scanner (which works on the MacOS
> side, b.t.w.).
> Any scsi-crack around that could give me a pointer how to solve the problem?
> (Do I need another low-level driver for my scsi-chip ... which would be what??)

Have you tried a stock kernel 2.2.13 from (xy for your
prefered domain ,ch ,de, uk...)
I have no scanner but I noticed the following page which refers to a
'new' sg driver. This driver should be in since 2.2.6.
Maybe this is a hint...


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