Subject: Re: scsipi (mis)feature?
To: Gergely EGERVARY <>
From: Matthew Jacob <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/05/2001 10:58:08
On Fri, 5 Oct 2001, Gergely EGERVARY wrote:

> First of all: scsipi rocks.
> I've just noticed some odd behaviour: I have 2 YAMAHA CRW8824S
> cd recorders connected to my Adaptec 2940AU
> when I send a SCSI packet command to one of them (any packet command
> eg. an eject tray request) the SCSI bus will stall for a moment,
> causing all targets on the SCSI bus will get out of sync.

I'm not sure what you mean by this.

> actually I can't eject the tray of the second drive (or do anything
> with it) until the first one is burning a CD! (okay, pressing the eject
> button on the drive works fine, but it would be nice if I could use the
> two drives simultaneously)
> some notes:
> - I don't experience this problem with two PLEXTOR 121032S drives
> - It sucks with PLEXTOR 8432S too
> - On FreeBSD with the CAM subsystem everything is okay
> any ideas?

Sounds to me like disconnect/reconnect isn't enabled for those targets.

This an i386 system so you can check in the BIOS?