Re: Linux 2.5.12-dj1

From: Dave Jones (
Date: Thu May 02 2002 - 07:54:56 EST

On Thu, May 02, 2002 at 07:20:10AM -0400, wrote:
> This is the output while compiling aic7xxx_old.c:
> aic7xxx_old.c:11950: unknown field `abort' specified in initializer
> aic7xxx_old.c:11950: unknown field `reset' specified in initializer

Stereotypical "needs error handling code" errors.

> aic7xxxx_old.c compiles in 2.5.12 and 2.5.7-dj3, although it may
> be broken in some other way.

Yep. Removal of the abort/reset methods shows us which SCSI drivers
don't have any error handling. So they 'worked' up until you got
an error, and then...

> Is it appropriate to edit .config to use the new driver by setting:
> Is the new driver experimental, or ?

I've no experience of either driver in practice, so I'm not actually
sure what the game plan is here. Someone want to fill us in? Justin?

| Dave Jones.
| SuSE Labs
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