bug in kernel 2.6.3?

Richard A Downing FBCS richard at 109bean.org.uk
Sun Feb 22 14:08:28 PST 2004


On Sun, 22 Feb 2004 11:47:19 -0500
kundor at chade.STUDENT.cwru.edu wrote:

> On Sun, Feb 22, 2004 at 08:53:24PM +0100, Rob van Dam wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I have updated from kernel 2.6.2 to 2.6.3, with exact the same options. 
> > My system showed some strange behaviour, like a total freeze (I had to 
> > do a hard reset) after starting the Kde cd player. I'm still using scsi 
> > emulation for cd-burning. My kern.log showed this:
> > 
> > Feb 22 12:22:49 lfs kernel: ide-scsi: The scsi wants to send us more 
> > data than expected - discarding data
> > Feb 22 12:23:20 lfs last message repeated 53690 times
> > Feb 22 12:23:49 lfs last message repeated 52106 times
> > 
> > After downgrading to 2.6.2 everything is back to normal.
> > 
> > Anyone else the same expirience?
> > 
> > Rob
> 
> As I understand, the 2.6 series wants us to stop using ide-scsi for
> cd-burning, as the native ata drivers can now do it with dma support and thus
> good speed.  So you could try that. I could be wrong though.
> 
> Nick

I'm using 2.6.3 without ide-scsi to burn CDRs, and it's running fine.  In fact
I can master-on-the-fly with xcdroast, and the buffer never falls below 98%.

I've got problems with CD-RW packet-writing though.

Richard.

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