Server dies under heavy I/O

Basil Hussain basil.hussain at kodakweddings.com
Thu Aug 28 04:01:00 CDT 2003


Hi,

Well, I can't find a firmware update for Fujitsu MAM3184MC (aka Allegro 7)
drives, either on the Dell support site or any Fujitsu site. The only
Fujitsu firmware updates on the Dell site are for Allegro 6 drives.

Regards,

Basil Hussain
---------------------------------------
Internet Developer, Kodak Weddings
E-Mail: basil.hussain at kodakweddings.com


> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-poweredge-admin at dell.com
> [mailto:linux-poweredge-admin at dell.com]On Behalf Of Steve_Boley at dell.com
> Sent: 27 August 2003 18:37
> To: basil.hussain at kodakweddings.com
> Cc: Linux-Poweredge at dell.com
> Subject: RE: Server dies under heavy I/O
>
>
> Check for a firmware update for your fujitsu drive.  We have
> some firmware updates for fuji drives on our dload site and
> go thru support.dell.com and drill down and match your drive
> and see if there is one.
> Steve
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Basil Hussain [mailto:basil.hussain at kodakweddings.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2003 12:15 PM
> To: Boley, Steve; Dell Poweredge Linux List
> Subject: RE: Server dies under heavy I/O
>
>
> Hi,
>
> Well, I downgraded my kernel to 2.4.20-18.8 and installed the
> latest aic7xxx
> driver (6.2.36). Everything seems to work, but I got this message upon
> bootup:
>
> blk: queue c181dc14, I/O limit 4095Mb (mask 0xffffffff)
> (scsi0:A:0): 160.000MB/s transfers (80.000MHz DT, offset 127, 16bit)
> scsi1:A:0:0: DV failed to configure device.  Please file a bug report
> against this driver.
>   Vendor: FUJITSU   Model: MAM3184MC         Rev: 5A01
>   Type:   Direct-Access                      ANSI SCSI revision: 03
>
> What does this mean? I believe 'DV' stands for Domain Validation,
> but that's
> pretty much all I know. A bit of Googling shows me that this
> could possibly
> be to-do with the firmware on the SCSI drive in question and that
> there are
> settings for enabling/disabling Domain Validation in the Adaptec's
> SCSI-Select BIOS.
>
> I'm not quite sure where to go from here. Any suggestions? Do I have a bad
> drive that is causing me all these problems?
>
> Regards,
>
> Basil Hussain
> ---------------------------------------
> Internet Developer, Kodak Weddings
> E-Mail: basil.hussain at kodakweddings.com
>
> P.S. Further relevant content from /var/log/dmesg below:
>
> SCSI subsystem driver Revision: 1.00
> PCI: Found IRQ 3 for device 02:05.0
> PCI: Found IRQ 11 for device 02:05.1
> scsi0 : Adaptec AIC7XXX EISA/VLB/PCI SCSI HBA DRIVER, Rev 6.2.36
>         <Adaptec aic7899 Ultra160 SCSI adapter>
>         aic7899: Ultra160 Wide Channel A, SCSI Id=7, 32/253 SCBs
>
> scsi1 : Adaptec AIC7XXX EISA/VLB/PCI SCSI HBA DRIVER, Rev 6.2.36
>         <Adaptec aic7899 Ultra160 SCSI adapter>
>         aic7899: Ultra160 Wide Channel B, SCSI Id=7, 32/253 SCBs
>
> blk: queue c181dc14, I/O limit 4095Mb (mask 0xffffffff)
> (scsi0:A:0): 160.000MB/s transfers (80.000MHz DT, offset 127, 16bit)
> scsi1:A:0:0: DV failed to configure device.  Please file a bug report
> against this driver.
>   Vendor: FUJITSU   Model: MAM3184MC         Rev: 5A01
>   Type:   Direct-Access                      ANSI SCSI revision: 03
> blk: queue c181de14, I/O limit 4095Mb (mask 0xffffffff)
>   Vendor: DELL      Model: 1x3 U2W SCSI BP   Rev: 1.21
>   Type:   Processor                          ANSI SCSI revision: 02
> blk: queue c181d414, I/O limit 4095Mb (mask 0xffffffff)
> scsi0:A:0:0: Tagged Queuing enabled.  Depth 32
> (scsi1:A:0): 160.000MB/s transfers (80.000MHz DT, offset 31, 16bit)
>   Vendor: JetStor   Model: III IDE           Rev: 0001
>   Type:   Direct-Access                      ANSI SCSI revision: 03
> blk: queue c181d214, I/O limit 4095Mb (mask 0xffffffff)
>   Vendor: JetStor   Model: III IDE           Rev: 0001
>   Type:   Direct-Access                      ANSI SCSI revision: 03
> blk: queue c181d614, I/O limit 4095Mb (mask 0xffffffff)
>   Vendor: JetStor   Model: III IDE           Rev: 0001
>   Type:   Direct-Access                      ANSI SCSI revision: 03
> blk: queue c181da14, I/O limit 4095Mb (mask 0xffffffff)
>   Vendor: JetStor   Model: III IDE           Rev: 0001
>   Type:   Direct-Access                      ANSI SCSI revision: 03
> blk: queue c181d014, I/O limit 4095Mb (mask 0xffffffff)
>   Vendor: JetStor   Model: III IDE           Rev: 0001
>   Type:   Direct-Access                      ANSI SCSI revision: 03
> blk: queue c181d814, I/O limit 4095Mb (mask 0xffffffff)
> scsi1:A:0:0: Tagged Queuing enabled.  Depth 32
> scsi1:A:0:1: Tagged Queuing enabled.  Depth 32
> scsi1:A:0:2: Tagged Queuing enabled.  Depth 32
> scsi1:A:0:3: Tagged Queuing enabled.  Depth 32
> scsi1:A:0:4: Tagged Queuing enabled.  Depth 32
> Attached scsi disk sda at scsi0, channel 0, id 0, lun 0
> Attached scsi disk sdb at scsi1, channel 0, id 0, lun 0
> Attached scsi disk sdc at scsi1, channel 0, id 0, lun 1
> Attached scsi disk sdd at scsi1, channel 0, id 0, lun 2
> Attached scsi disk sde at scsi1, channel 0, id 0, lun 3
> Attached scsi disk sdf at scsi1, channel 0, id 0, lun 4
> SCSI device sda: 35566478 512-byte hdwr sectors (18210 MB)
> Partition check:
>  sda: sda1 sda2 sda3 sda4 < sda5 sda6 sda7 sda8 sda9 >
> SCSI device sdb: 683737088 512-byte hdwr sectors (350073 MB)
>  sdb: sdb1
> SCSI device sdc: 683737088 512-byte hdwr sectors (350073 MB)
>  sdc: sdc1
> SCSI device sdd: 683737088 512-byte hdwr sectors (350073 MB)
>  sdd: sdd1
> SCSI device sde: 683737088 512-byte hdwr sectors (350073 MB)
>  sde: sde1
> SCSI device sdf: 683737088 512-byte hdwr sectors (350073 MB)
>  sdf: sdf1




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