[parisc-linux] 715/33 disk and kernel make dep problems

Richard Hirst rhirst@linuxcare.com
Wed, 25 Jul 2001 16:26:52 +0100

On Thu, Jul 19, 2001 at 03:22:18PM +0100, Scammell, David wrote:
> Hi,
> I installed with 9.2, no problems, updated with apt-get.
> I'd like to build my own kernel to test out a disk problem I have.
> When I attempt anything which would fill the scsi disk queue with pending
> writes
> (e.g. tar xf kernel.tar), then machine hangs, I get some messages on the
> serial
> console which I've not got them written down yet, but these include a mount
> read
> only message. I'm using an old 2Gb disk (info not to hand, I'm at work), but
> no so
> old it shouldn't handle tagged writes. I'd like to change the queue depth
> and bus
> sync speed (looks like its set at 20Mhz, not 10Mhz) to see if this makes a
> difference.

Could you try with disconnect/reselect turned off?  Should be able
to do that by booting with "sim700=nodisc:0xff".