Subject: Re: Repeated panics on a Proliant 800 biproc with 1.6D kernel and 1.5.2 userland
To: Xavier HUMBERT <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/25/2002 23:10:38
On Thu, Jul 25, 2002 at 02:31:46PM +0200, Xavier HUMBERT wrote:
> >I see that you have a dual-funtion ncr53c875, I guess this is in fact a 876.
> >But I don't know of any problems with this chip.
> >
> >Could you try to compile a kernel with esiop instead of (or in addition to)
> >siop ?
> With esiop, nothing works : probe fails, invalid opcodes, etc.

Ough. This is really strange. invalid opcodes would mean that the
device has got bad data from the PCI bus.
I have no idea what can be causing this (I have esiop running on different,
busy servers without problems ...)

> I am really sure the problem is with SCSI.

Well, sure your machine has something special.

Manuel Bouyer <>