[sclug] While we're on the SCSI note...

Alex Butcher lug at assursys.co.uk
Fri Mar 4 22:32:52 UTC 2005

On Fri, 4 Mar 2005, Taiyo Rawle wrote:

> I've got a strange problem - I have an SCSI drive
> hooked up to an adaptec AHA2940UW card (aic7xxx
> driver), the card is detected but the drive is not.
> The card detects the drive alright and gives no error
> messages. I've tried various settings on the card's
> BIOS but to no avail, I'm assuming that the card
> should show up as /dev/sda or similar.

The card won't, but the drive should.

> The drive is a 9.1GB hotplug model from my old compaq
> server, it has an SCA connector with an 80 to 68 pin
> adaptor. I'm using mandrake 10.1.
> Does anyone have any ideas?

Does running

 	modprobe sd_mod

as root help at all? What does

 	ls -AlR /proc/scsi


Best Regards,
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