Installing 4.0-REL on an NCR (AT&T?) S10

Ian Pallfreeman ip at
Sat Dec 23 16:04:38 GMT 2000

> On Board Scsi - Adaptec aic7820 SCSI adapter is what the kernel picks it up as..
> Sorry not too sure what other info you need hardware wise, the scsi disks are seagate 2gb baracudas.. Problem is when it boots the
> kernel as swapping around the kernel and mfsroot boot disks it then comes up with a message "Waiting 15 seconds for SCSI devices to
> settle".  After 15 seconds not a great deal happens, after about 2 mins i then get Timedout SCB handled by another timeout.
> Can any one offer any advice on where i go from here as i'm slightly stumped now.

Sounds like the usual SCSI cabling problem. Check your termination: you've
probably got both disks internal, in which case the one at the far end of
the cable needs to be terminated and the other not, and the BIOS termination
needs to be enabled (or auto).


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