Re: [Linux-ia64] Sym53c8xxx woes

From: Kimio Suganuma <>
Date: 2002-03-23 11:20:37
Hi Aaron,

I guess the compile error would be caused due to no definition
of dma64_addr_t. right?
I that case, you can make a kernel with setting "DMA addressing mode"
to be 0. DMA 64bit mode for Sym53c8xx won't work on AzusA, anyway.


On Fri, 22 Mar 2002 15:40:48 -0800 (PST)
Aaron Burt <> wrote:

> OK, so I've upgraded our NEC AzusA 16-way to 2.4.18, and ran into a li'l
> problem.  When I've 20GB of RAM or more enabled, the Sym53c8xxx v1 driver
> crases on boot.  The v2 driver won't even compile.
> Luckily, the SCSI drives are all on a qla1280 controller, so I can simply
> leave the Symbios support out, but still this is a problem.
> Without the Symbios driver, I can run it with all 16 procs and 32GB ram.
> ObPlug: Our 16-way is available to all and sundry, and I'm currently
> bringing up a couple of 4-way Lions as well.  A couple 2-ways are in the
> pipeline.
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Kimio Suganuma <>
Received on Fri Mar 22 16:21:41 2002

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