Subject: Re: scsi bus problems
To: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Nick <email@example.com>
Date: 01/15/2001 16:42:33
On Mon, Jan 15, 2001 at 09:40:36PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 14, 2001 at 11:55:18AM -0500, Nick wrote:
> > I am now getting worried about my AlphaStation. While untar'ing some
> > newer kernel sources the system appeared to freeze. I could still use
> > the system but anything that required a disk access would hang. After
> > a few seconds of this I saw the following appear on the console...
> > sd0 (siop1:0:0): command timeout
> > siop1: scsi bus reset
> > cmd 0xfffffe0000044580 (target 0) in reset list
> > cmd 0xfffffe0000044580 about to be processed
> > Then after a few more seconds processes became unhung, but anything
> > that required disk access would just terminate with an input/output
> > error message:
> > bash: /bin/ls: Input/output error
> > I would guess that this is indicative of a cabling or termination
> > problem, but I feel pretty sure that both the cabling and termination
> > are sound.
> > Any thoughts as to if this is a software, hardware, or configuration
> > problem?
> > Could sd0 be failing?
> Is this a new problem, or did it start with a new kernel ?
> Also what version of NetBSD are you using ?
> Check cable and terminations anyway, just to be sure :)
New since I upgraded from 1.4.2 to 1.5. I switched to the ncr driver
and I have burned 3 CDs successfully now. I also havn't had any
scsi bus resets yet either. I will keep this list posted as things