Re: 2.0.34pre14

Doug Ledford (
Mon, 18 May 1998 19:42:29 -0500

Dominik Kubla wrote:
> On Fri, 15 May 1998, Alan Cox wrote:
> >
> The correct path appears to be:
> BTW. Has the ordering of the SCSI controllers changed (like in 2.1.x)?
> I have a GA586DX-based server which has the data drives on a second
> AHA-2940UW, while the system disk is connected to the onboard adaptor.
> I have the BIOS of the slot adaptor disabled to boot from the builtin
> adapter (which is probed as second adapter by the PCI-BIOS) and everything
> works fine with 2.0.32. But with 2.0.34pre13 it will probe the other way
> round making my system disk appear as sdi, which of course does not
> produce the expected result.
> Any suggestions?

Read the drivers/scsi/README.aic7xxx file. In there it details the use of
an option called reverse_probe (or something like that) which handles this
case for you. Note, the ordering should be correct on the new driver, and
wrong on the old driver, only a few BIOSes do descending instead of
ascending PCI scans.


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