[plug] Re: new kernels don't like scsi controller

Gavin Chester gavin.chester at gmail.com
Tue Apr 1 16:51:26 WST 2008

On Tue, 2008-04-01 at 16:38 +0800, Gavin Chester wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-04-01 at 15:52 +0800, Gavin Chester wrote:
> > What I'm hoping from you good people is some leads as to why this
> > might
> > be happening, and confirmation that swapping back in the lsi scsi
> card
> > after os install will work. 
> Ok, I've answered that 2nd part: the system won't boot after replacing
> the scsi card - despite a successful os install with the slower,
> alternative card :-( The card recognises and allocates addresses to
> the
> two u320 drives at boot, but then suse reports "waiting for
> device /dev/disk/by-id/scsi-yadayada-part3 to appear .... not found -
> exiting to /bin/sh"  
> Now that's a big bummer - I want/need the u320 speeds, rather than the
> u160 offered by the older card :-( 

Ok, I am in danger of making too much noise here ;-) After posting off
the last message I googled and found reference to this support issue to
do with the use of persistent storage device names (beware wrap):

If I can manage to follow the process maybe, maybe I'll be in action.
Fingers crossed.


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