Adaptec EISA AIC-7770 HELP!

Adaptec EISA AIC-7770 HELP!

Post by Gerhard Ortn » Sat, 18 Feb 1995 19:37:50





>Subject: Adaptec EISA AIC-7770 - anyone using?
>Date: 7 Feb 1995 06:13:36 GMT
>Is anyone using the adaptec AIC-7770. I am trying to install Linux on
>a pentium with this scsi card - so far with not a lot of success.
>I am using slackware 2.1.0, the boot disk operates up till the disk is
>detected reporting:
>aha274x warning: ignoring channel B of 274x-twin
>AHA274X AT EISA SLOT 9:
>        irq 11
>        bus release time 60bcls
>        data fifo threshold 100%
>        SCSI CHANNEL A:
>        scsi id 7
>        scsi bus parity check enabled
>        scsi selection timeout 256ms
>        scsi bus reset at power-on enabled
>        scsi bus termination disabled
>scsi0: Adaptec AHA274x/284x (EISA/VL-bus -> Fast SCSI) 1.26/1.11/1/28
>scsi: 1 hosts
>and then the installation process hangs!!
>Can anyone suggest a point of attack.

I have exactly the same problem with a 486 EISA Board. I tried other
Linux Distribution (the german LST 1.8 and Slackware 2.0.0) with the result,
that the SCSI host adapter was completely ignored by the bootdisk (SCSI
hosts: 0).

So if anyone has an idea please help!

Gerhard

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Institut fuer Betriebswissenschaften, Arbeitswissenschaft
              und Betriebswirtschaftslehre

Theresianumgasse 27, A-1040 Vienna, Austria
Phone: +43-1-505 73 19 /43    Fax: +43-1-504 14 99

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1. Adaptec EISA AIC-7770 - anyone using?

Is anyone using the adaptec AIC-7770. I am trying to install Linux on
a pentium with this scsi card - so far with not a lot of success.

I am using slackware 2.1.0, the boot disk operates up till the disk is
detected reporting:

aha274x warning: ignoring channel B of 274x-twin
AHA274X AT EISA SLOT 9:
        irq 11
        bus release time 60bcls
        data fifo threshold 100%
        SCSI CHANNEL A:
        scsi id 7
        scsi bus parity check enabled
        scsi selection timeout 256ms
        scsi bus reset at power-on enabled
        scsi bus termination disabled
scsi0: Adaptec AHA274x/284x (EISA/VL-bus -> Fast SCSI) 1.26/1.11/1/28
scsi: 1 hosts

and then the installation process hangs!!

Can anyone suggest a point of attack.

Lindsay.

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