2.4.19pre3 boot problem with ext SCSI

benh at kernel.crashing.org benh at kernel.crashing.org
Wed Mar 20 21:56:04 EST 2002

>This is on a 6500 with an external SCSI (mesh) Yamaha CDRW. With
>2.4.19pre3 I fall into the mon debugger during boot as long as the
>CDRW is powered on (and no keyboard control, as usual for me with
>mon). This does not happen with 2.4.18, both rsynced from
>source.mvista.com::linuxppc_2_4. With the CDRW powered off (but still
>connected), no boot freeze.
>I want to remember someone ranting here about a simple mesh patch
>that was again and again being not added to the tree, but I can no
>longer find that message. Was thinking it might be my solution. Any
>clues as to that patch?

First, please tell me what you get in the debugger (at least NIP and LR)
that you can lookup in System.map so I know where it dies.

Also, if you use my rsync, you can put the kernel arg. "adb_sync", that
may help having working kbd in xmon.


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