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Old 09-21-2004, 03:14 PM   #1
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firewire error - Error logging into SBP-2 device


am running a samba server on a rh8 machine (kernel 2.4.18). as i am new to the wohle linux-world, i have mayor problems accessing a firewire drive. have been checking the pages of, but i cannot figure out, what problems i have.

here my lsmod

Module Size Used by Not tainted
soundcore 6532 0 (autoclean)
appletalk 26468 11 (autoclean)
autofs 13348 0 (autoclean) (unused)
tg3 50920 1
iptable_filter 2412 0 (autoclean) (unused)
ip_tables 15224 1 [iptable_filter]
sbp2 19456 0 (unused)
ohci1394 20108 0 (unused)
ieee1394 46892 0 [sbp2 ohci1394]
mousedev 5524 1
keybdev 2976 0 (unused)
hid 22244 0 (unused)
input 5920 0 [mousedev keybdev hid]
usb-ohci 21320 0 (unused)
usbcore 77024 1 [hid usb-ohci]
ext3 70336 5
jbd 52212 5 [ext3]
lsicsb6 145768 6
sd_mod 13552 12
scsi_mod 107176 3 [sbp2 lsicsb6 sd_mod]

part of dmesg with the error

ieee1394: sbp2: Error logging into SBP-2 device - login timed-out
ieee1394: sbp2: sbp2_login_device failed
scsi1 : IEEE-1394 SBP-2 protocol driver (host: ohci1394)
SBP-2 module load options:
- Max speed supported: S400
- Max sectors per I/O supported: 255
- Max outstanding commands supported: 8
- Max outstanding commands per lun supported: 1
- Serialized I/O (debug): no

the external drive is a 500gb big disk from lacie, there is an adaptec (2100) firewire card in the server. have to do a backup very quickly... have no idea how to access the disk or how to get over this error.

thanks for your help,
Old 09-25-2004, 09:37 AM   #2
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installed kernel 2.4.20 - no problem after that.


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