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Re: Debian on Indy.

To: nsauzede <nsauzede@online.fr>
Subject: Re: Debian on Indy.
From: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Date: Sun, 12 May 2002 15:35:15 +0200
Cc: James Simmons <jsimmons@transvirtual.com>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
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On Sun, May 12, 2002 at 01:08:13AM +0200, nsauzede wrote:
> Just for info : I managed to have the Debian Woody to work fine on my Indy
> (kernel is 2.4.13 if I remember well...)
> 
> But when I tried to boot some kernel 2.5.?? (can't remember last number -- I
> fetched the source from CVS) I cross compiled on an i386 platform, I got the
> same problem : bootup crashes at SCSI probing time...
> 
> Must be some kind of SCSI code regression or something..
> 
> I think I already posted my problem to the list but didn't get reply....

The problem is the major block device change in 2.5 - It is still not
finished and needs more work in the individual drivers (IIRC the
driver itself has to do some error handling).

So the crash points to work to be done in the driver.

Flo
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Florian Lohoff                  flo@rfc822.org             +49-5201-669912
                        Heisenberg may have been here.

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