Ian Cameron (I.A.Cameron@open.ac.uk)
Fri, 17 Sep 1999 19:56:12 +0100
> On Fri, 17 Sep 1999, Ian Cameron wrote:
> > Unfortunately when I attach my Zip drive to either of the parallel
> > ports on the ISA board I always get a message which originates from
> > the scsi_mod driver (drivers/scsi_obsolete.c) about 'unsupported
> > message byte 187 received'. I figure this must be a parport problem
> > rather than a SCSI driver problem, since the SCSI driver does not
> > complain if I use the motherboard parallel port.
> What kernel version are you using? Also, what exactly is the message that
> follows 'unsupported message byte' that you mentioned?
I knew as soon as I sent that message that I had forgotten to include the
kernel version. I guess I should have really included all the messages
accurately as well...
I'm running kernel 2.2.5 (RedHat 6.0 RPM 2.2.5-22).
Here are all the messages:
ppa: Version 2.03 (for Linux 2.2.x)
ppa: Found device at ID 6, Attempting to use EPP 16 bit
ppa: Found device at ID 6, Attempting to use PS/2
ppa: Communication established with ID 6 using PS/2
scsi0 : Iomega VP10 (ppa) interface
scsi : 1 host
Kernel panic: scsi: unsupported message byte 187 received
In swapper task - not syncing
Hope this is useful.
Thanks for the response.
-- Cheers, Ian.
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