Subject: Re: Strange problem with Ultrastore 34F
To: Dave Burgess <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel BOUYER <email@example.com>
Date: 11/25/1997 11:35:56
On Nov 25, Dave Burgess wrote
> I can't tell if this is a driver problem, or a hardware problem.
> 1) Things attached to the SCSI bus don't seem to always work correctly.
> b) The CD-R will not write a CD - I can get into specifics
> later, but right now, the problem is the ASC/ASCQ set is
> 0x89/0x00. I've sent an E-Mail to Sony to get this vendor
> specific ASC, but the drive and 'cdrecord' are reported to work
> together in 1.2.
Did you recompile cdrecord ? The 1.2 binary should work, but ...
> d) Some of my CD-ROM drives will just disappear. They will
> probe OK, but once I try to access them, either the files on the
> drive aren't there, or the drive will suddenly stop working and
> the mount point will become a 'regular file'. After I reboot,
> they might work fine the next couple of times.
Really strange. Does the kernel report some scsi error ?
> 3) I've not been able to get a 'known working' Adaptec 1542 to work in
> the machine in several weeks. I tried to get it working the other
> night, but it fails the probe for the drives.
My mail/ftp/www server has an 1542 with 3 scsi-1 disks. It's running
1.3_ALPHA of 24 nov.
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr