Subject: Re: ncr driver bugs
To: Eric.Melville (Exchange) <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/26/2000 21:44:16
On Mon, Jun 26, 2000 at 01:29:46PM -0500, Eric.Melville (Exchange) wrote:
> Yesterday I installed 1.4.2 on my second multia, only to run into terrible
> disk problems. For some reason, I'd randomly get SCSI bus reset messages
> dumped to the console. Things would seem ok, then I ran "df" and got an
> error message about no inodes left, and it hung for 15+ seconds before I hit
> the power switch. Is this all related to the ncr driver bugs? Can I use the
> siop driver without the rest of -current?

It looks like you have severe problems on this SCSI bus - check cables,
terminators, etc ...
ncr won't help in such a case but I don't think siop will solve the
problems. It shouldn't be hard to backport to 1.4.x however.

Manuel Bouyer <>