SCSI timeouts on PERC 3/DC

Frank Warnke frank at newspapersystems.com
Mon Oct 11 11:08:01 CDT 2004


On Sat, Oct 9, 2004 at 10:10:39PM Jason Dixon wrote:

> scsi : aborting command due to timeout : pid 5939736, scsi2, channel
> 0, id 0, lun 0 Write (10) 00 01 21 9a e1 00 00 0a 00
> ( ... more similar ... )
> SCSI host 2 reset (pid 5939739) timed out again -
> probably an unrecoverable SCSI bus or device hang.
> ( ... more aborted commands ... )

> At this point, I had no choice but to power cycle it.  When the system
> (RHEL 3) came back up, the follow messages scrolled across the 

FWIW, we had a similar problem on a non-Dell server using an LSI
MegaRAID 320-2 (which may be similar to the PERC 3/DC).  It was solved
by replacing the controller.  Many other things where tried, but it was
not until the controller was replaced, that the problem went away.

Thanks,
Frank








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