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Bug 8012 - rh 6.1 linux crashes when using zip drive
Summary: rh 6.1 linux crashes when using zip drive
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel
Version: 6.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael K. Johnson
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 1999-12-27 17:37 UTC by fgoetze
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-02-08 18:15:27 UTC

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Description fgoetze 1999-12-27 17:37:18 UTC
after making zip drive work htrough alias in modul.conf and starting
modprobe ppa, zip drive works for a short while. then zip drive beginns to
turn the disk without ending. x-windows is not reacting to anything. When
turned off voltage for the zip-drive, I could command - lines appeared.
When starting halt-process then, linux could not stop all processes and

Comment 1 Preston Brown 2000-02-04 21:46:59 UTC
hmm, we can't duplicate this here.  I have the exact same setup you describe.
Are there any messages in /var/log/messages when this happens?

Comment 2 Alan Cox 2000-08-08 18:43:37 UTC
no follow up so closing

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