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From: Kurt Garloff <garloff@suse.de>
To: Oliver Feiler <kiza@gmx.net>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Need help with diagnosing SCSI related (probably hardware?) problem (DC395 driver)
Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2003 16:39:16 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20031201153916.GV3049@tpkurt.garloff.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200312011208.46576.kiza@gmx.net>

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Oliver,

On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 12:08:39PM +0100, Oliver Feiler wrote:
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> CC'ing to Kurt Garloff since he wrote the driver initially and might be the 
> best person to ask what the syslog output means. Are you still maintaining 
> the DC395 driver, Kurt, or has someone else taken maintainership in the 
> meantime?

For 2.6, Oliver Neukum and others have picked up the driver.
I maintain the 2.4 version still.

> Small followup to the described problem. I managed to get a "screenshot" from 
> the kernel's syslog output. Indeed the driver is queueing endless SCSI resets 
> with little success. These two pages (some parts may be missing. Taken with a 
> digital camera) scroll over the screen endlessly. Can someone tell me from 
> this what's going on and what it is causing the problem?
> 
> http://home.kcore.de/~kiza/stuff/dc395.jpg
> http://home.kcore.de/~kiza/stuff/dc395-2.jpg
> (both 1024x768 ~100KB)

Hmm, it looks quite normal; the driver is trying to recover from errors.
Apparently the write10 (2a) timed out. Can you try to catch the first
error message? 

Regards,
-- 
Kurt Garloff  <garloff@suse.de>                            Cologne, DE 
SUSE LINUX AG, Nuernberg, DE                          SUSE Labs (Head)

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      parent reply	other threads:[~2003-12-01 15:39 UTC|newest]

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2003-11-30 22:38 Oliver Feiler
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2003-12-01 15:39   ` Kurt Garloff [this message]

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