System hangs with adaptec 2740/2742 controller with CDROM attached

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System hangs with Adaptec 2740/2742 controller with cdrom attached

Last updated: 11 Feb 1995

DESCRIPTION OF SYMPTOMS

Attempting to access a CDROM attached to an Adaptec 2740/2742 scsi controller causes trap or system hang.

SUMMARY OF RESOLUTION

Disable tagged queing for the AIC7770.ADD driver.

DETAILS OF RESOLUTION

1. Edit the OS2 config.sys file.

2. Change the line

BASEDEV=AIC7770.ADD

to

BASEDEV=AIC7770.ADD /A:0 /TAG:1

3. Shut down system and then reboot for change to take effect.

Source

ftp://software.watson.ibm.com/pub/os2/info/ah274x.txt