My first suggestion is to upgrade to 3.1.10
PCMCIA SCSI Host Adapter Issues
SlimSCSI 1480A with pcmcia-3.1.6 (Alex Ma)
Date: 2000, Feb 07
From: David Hinds <email@example.com>
I suspect that this is a PCI interrupt configuration problem that is
fixed in the current (3.1.10) drivers.
It is working, you're cool. by Alex Ma, 2000, Feb 08
to: "My first suggestion is to upgrade to 3.1.10"