Re: aic7xxx errors ???

From: Gregoire Favre (
Date: Fri Aug 16 2002 - 15:54:08 EST

On Fri, Aug 16, 2002 at 08:11:40AM -0600, Justin T. Gibbs wrote:

> Sure it was detected. It was also disabled because we couldn't
> talk to it at Ultra speeds. The BIOS does not perform much if any
> I/O at Ultra speeds to CDROMs during boot, so it may not see this
> problem.
> > When I replace the 2940U by a 2940 I don't have those problem???
> The 2940 doesn't run at Ultra speeds. Your drive may work just fine
> when you slow down the bus. Do you get similar results when you
> set the failing CDROM to 10MB/s in SCSI-Select? Your cabling or
> termination doesn't seem to be up to snuff for Ultra speeds to
> the failing drive.

In fact, I have tested several combination, and discovered that I got
two device that can't work at 20 MB/s ???

Setting the two at 10 MB/s in BIOS, and I can boot perfectly now ;-)

Thank you very much and sorry for the trouble!

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