Subject: Re: trouble booting Aug 1 kernel on mac68k
To: Frank van der Linden <>
From: Brett Lymn <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/10/1998 16:59:03
According to Frank van der Linden:
>It seems to be an MI problem. People on 3 different architectures have
>reported this now, with or without ncr controllers. I'm also seeing
>a problem with an aic7880. The system doesn't boot from it, so I
>couldn't say if that is also a problem, but what I am seeing is that
>xmcd sometimes hangs, waiting in vain for a scsi command to finish.
>Booting a kernel from July the 30th solves the problem.

I too am seeing this on a i386 machine with a ncr.  If I wait for long
enough I am rewarded with a script timeout but the thing never boots

Brett Lymn, Computer Systems Administrator, British Aerospace Australia
  And the monks would cry unto them, "Keep the bloody noise down!"
  - Mort, Terry Pratchett.