Gentoo AMD64 Kernel 2.6.xx Adaptec aacraid hanging solved!!!
I have posted many request to help on many linux / gentoo related site...
Unfortunately no one was able to help me. I finally got this scsi driver in-stability issue fixed, so in case this will be helpful to anyone I am posting this conclusion in hope it will save somebody time as it did waste more than 36 hours of my time!!!
Here is the issue:
Scsi hangs when given heavy access or load
Software / OS used is Gentoo but I believe this effects all Linux 2.6.xx kernels when Adaptec aacraid or 2120s 2200s etc... is being used!!!
Here is the solution:
Get this SOURCE CODE driver from Adaptec website. I used version 2372 the file name looks like this:
put it in your kernel source scsi driver directory like:
then extract it with:
tar -zxvf aacraid-1.1.5-2372.gz
it will extract the files to your aacraid directory.
double check that the files are indeed written using:
ls -l /usr/src/linux/drivers/scsi/aacraid
then.... recompile your kernel and make sure you included support for aacraid in your kernel.
Tada.... no more hanging due to Bus Errors....!!!
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