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Re: isp(4) annoying problems on PWS500au
On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 05:56:58PM -0800, Matthew Jacob wrote:
> Hmm.. I haven't had an alpha to play with for years...
> On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 4:05 PM, Nicolas Joly <njoly%pasteur.fr@localhost>
> > Hi,
> > I'm seeing some isp(4) problems on a PWS500au running up-to-date
> > -current NetBSD/alpha.
> > isp0: unable to load DMA (35)
> > sd1(isp0:0:1:0): adapter resource shortage
> Hmm- the platform code that allows an HBA to map buffers for a
> transfer is returning EAGAIN- that's more of a generic platform
> problem. Did it used to work okay and just broke recently?
Yes, that's new.
> > 2) I cannot reboot without resetting the machine at the srm
> > prompt. The isp(4) scsi controller seems to be stuck ... (just to be
> > sure, i swapped the PWS500au motherboard with a spare one and got the
> > very same hangs).
> The pkc0 is the ISP chipset. It's possible that the firmware being
> loaded into this by the isp driver is fouling up what the SRM driver
> thinks should be going on. You can check this by building a kernel
> options ISP_DISABLE_FW
> added to it. Try that and report back?
Unfortunately, this does not make any difference.
Biological Software and Databanks.
Institut Pasteur, Paris.
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