zhangweiwu at realss
Apr 13, 2005, 4:46 AM
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Chris Russell wrote:
[FINISHED] second SCSI slot not usable?
>'probe-scsi-all' shouldn't make a difference in this case as
>'probe-scsi' will show (only) the built-in controller anyway.
>If 'probe-scsi' only shows one disk (and a cd-rom) no matter which disk
>you plug into whichever slot then perhaps the second slot is broken or
>some physical problem prevents it from seating properly. This will not
>be solvable in Linux if the boot prom can't see the device.
>I'm not aware of any way to selectively disable only one disk slot..
>perhaps someone more knowledgeable can comment but I'd still suspect bad
>seating or broken socket.
>Didn't you have other SCSI problems some time ago Zhang? perhaps the
>onboard SCSI controller is not 100% after all?
After reading Chris Russell's suggestion I took down a 18GB HDD from
another old server and installed it on my first slot, and I think now
it's reasonable to believe the second slot is broken.
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