[sane-devel] umax 2200 scsi no go under SuSE-8.2

abel deuring a.deuring@satzbau-gmbh.de
Thu, 26 Jun 2003 19:09:10 +0200

Henning Meier-Geinitz wrote:
> Hi,
> On Thu, Jun 26, 2003 at 05:19:07PM +0200, fsanta wrote:
> > Hi. Could anyone tell me how to do this. . ."disabling synchronous transfers
> > in your SCSI driver or the BIOS..."
> I've tried to explain that in my other mail:
> "I don't have your scanner or your card so I don't have personal
> experiences with this combination. But the "synchronous tranfer" SCSI
> feature seems to make trouble with many older SCSI scanners. And your
> kernel complains about it so it may be worth a try. Check the
> documentation in the Linux source code. Which SCSI driver do you use
> for the 2904?"
> I really don't know which SCSI driver you use. Check the README for
> that SCSI driver or the code itsself. If tell us which driver you use,
> maybe someone else knows the details.
> I don't think your SCSI adapter has a BIOS. But it's your hardware so
> you should know better :-)

Bad luck, I'm afraid. The Adaptec 2904 needs the aic7xxx driver, and
that driver has no parameter "disable disconnect". At least the file
README.aic7xxx from the Linux 2.4.18 kernel does not mention such an