AW: PE2650 / Perc 3Di crash

Vincent Blondel vincent_blondel at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 6 04:32:00 CDT 2003


I sould look at this tonight when I return to home ...
The only thing I can say is I have never made any
firmware updates until now.

--- Andy De Petter <adepette at skybel.net> wrote:
> 
> What firmware REV do you have on your disks?
> 
> -a
> 
> Vincent Blondel wrote:
> 
> >Andy,
> >
> >If I compare your disks with those I have in my
> >server, you got no problems with
> >
> >ST318406LC ( Cheetah 36es ) --> U160
> >
> >but you got well problems with disks
> >
> >ST336753LC ( Cheetah 15.3K ) --> U320 and I got
> >problems with the same disks ( just 18.4 G0 instead
> of
> >36.7 Go but I don't know firmware revision of my
> disks
> >... )
> >ST318453LC ( Cheetah 15.3K ) --> U320.
> >
> >So if we look at Cheetah 15.3K specifications,
> these
> >disks are U320 interface and SCSI RAID Controller
> >5400s is a U160 interface.
> >
> >So, maybe problems come from this or other
> >specifications in the Cheetah 15.3K product.
> >
> >vincent
> >
> >--- Andy De Petter <adepette at skybel.net> wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>Sorry, forgot to put the revision on the Seagate
> >>ST336753LC: it's REV A00
> >>
> >>-a
> >>
> >>Andy De Petter wrote:
> >>
> >>    
> >>
> >>>I have a 2650 with:
> >>>   OS disk (volume container)
> >>>      Seagate ST318406LC (REV A01)
> >>>   Data disks (stripe container)
> >>>      Fujitsu MAM3367MC (REV A1-21)
> >>>
> >>>which does not crash, under any circumstances,
> and
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>machines that do:
> >>    
> >>
> >>>   OS disk (volume container)
> >>>      Maxtor OSW925 (REV A00)
> >>>   Data disks (stripe container)
> >>>      Seagate ST336753LC (REV A00)
> >>>
> >>>   OS disk (volume container)
> >>>      Maxtor OSW925 (REV A00)
> >>>   Data disks (stripe container)
> >>>      Maxtor OSW925 (REV A00)
> >>>
> >>>So we're starting to suspect the disks to have
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>something to do with it 
> >>    
> >>
> >>>(or potentially the firmware REV)
> >>>
> >>>Any others that recognize this? ;)
> >>>
> >>>-Andy
> >>>
> >>>Andy De Petter wrote:
> >>>
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>>>Another update: I have a working server, with
> >>>>        
> >>>>
> >>Fujitsu disks ..   On 
> >>    
> >>
> >>>>all servers, running Seagate or Maxtor disks
> >>>>        
> >>>>
> >>(both REV. A.00), I have 
> >>    
> >>
> >>>>timeout problems.
> >>>>
> >>>>I'll post the exact type of models of
> >>>>        
> >>>>
> >>Fujitsu/Seagate/Maxtor disks 
> >>    
> >>
> >>>>tomorrow, so we can maybe see if this is similar
> >>>>        
> >>>>
> >>case, with other 
> >>    
> >>
> >>>>people having problems.
> >>>>
> >>>>-Andy
> >>>>
> >>>>Matthias Pigulla wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>        
> >>>>
> >>>>>Some more news:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>A technician from the remote data center where
> >>>>>          
> >>>>>
> >>the server is located
> >>    
> >>
> >>>>>just gave me a call. He said that the server's
> >>>>>          
> >>>>>
> >>status display was
> >>    
> >>
> >>>>>flashing orange, showing "HD FAILED E0D76"; all
> >>>>>          
> >>>>>
> >>the HDD status LEDs are
> >>    
> >>
> >>>>>green.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Now - is that a broken/bogus/unstable disk or a
> >>>>>          
> >>>>>
> >>software problem? Loose
> >>    
> >>
> >>>>>cabling? ... ?
> >>>>>
> >>>>>Best regards,
> >>>>>Matthias
> >>>>>
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> >
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> >>>>>          
> >>>>>
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> >>    
> >>
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> >>>>>          
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>        
> >>>>
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