Subject: Re: Where does the kernel pull SCSI info from?
To: None <,>
From: R.o.s.s H.a.r.v.e.y <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 02/05/2002 10:59:45
> From: David Hopper <>
> I get a message on bootup that is driving me nuts (and may be related to
> stability problems on this alphaserver):
> 'WARNING: can't figure what device matches "SCSI 0 3 0 0 0 6000 10201077"'
> Where does the kernel pull this from?  The SRM?  It's not clear from the
> SRM enumeration what this is.  All physical devices as reported by the SRM
> are listed in the kernel probe.

Yes, from SRM, however the kernel then failed to correctly traverse
the configured device tree. I can fix that easily but you will need
to send me all of the boot messages.

> Second question:  what exactly is occurring when the kernel reports a stray
> IRQ on a configured and functional ISP controller?  Is this an error
> condition?  pci_kn300.c suggests that stray IRQs are due to unconfigured
> devices...

Either it's a device we didn't configure or an interrupt we didn't
map correctly.