SCSI doesn't work -- BIOS32 error?

SCSI doesn't work -- BIOS32 error?

Post by m.. » Wed, 31 Jul 1996 04:00:00



Hello. I recently installed a SCSI card (Adaptec 1515, I think), and am
unable to get it to work under linux. I get a message warning me that
'this release depends on BIOS32.' The kernel then proceeds to identify my
card, and it then tries to scan for devices. It doesn't find any. I have
hooked up a Toray Phasewriter dual -- a CDROM and MO cartrage reader in
one. The device is SCSI ID 4, and this is what I get (among other stuff):
scsi : aborting command due to timeout : pid 4, scsi0, id 4, lun 0
0x00 00 00 00 00 00
aha152x: abort(), SCpnt=0x00238650, QUEUE STATUS:
issue_SC:
0x00238650: target=4; lun=0; cmnd=( 0x00 00 00 00 00 00
); residual=256; buffers=0; phase |not issued|; next=0x00000000
current_SC:
none
disconnected_SC:

waiting: SCSISEQ ( ); SCSISIG ( DATA OUT ); INTSTAT ( hi ); SSTAT (
BUSFREE ); SSTAT ( BUSFREE ); SXFRCTL0 ( CH1 ); SIGNAL ( ); SELID ( 90 ),
SSTAT2 ( SEMPTY ); SFCNT ( 0 ); FCNT ( 0 ); DMACNTRL0 ( 16BIT PIO READ
INTEN );
enabled interrupts ( ENBUSFREE )
scsi : aborting command due to timeout : pid 4, scsi0, id 4, lun 0
0x00 00 00 00 00 00
aha152x: abort(), SCpnt=0x00238650, QUEUE STATUS:
issue_SC:
current_SC:
none
disconnected_SC:
<end quote>

I understand that the BIOS32 has to do with PCI, but I have no PCI bus (I've
got ISA), so what is the problem? Attempting to do
mount -t iso9660 /dev/scd0 /mnt
produces
mount: /dev/scd0 is not a block device
despite the fact that ls -l, which produces
brw-rw----   1 root     disk      11,   0 Jul 18  1994 /dev/scd0
shows that it clearly is.

Any thoughts? Email me or post them.

Thanks in advance.

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