MegaRAID problems

Joshua Schmidlkofer joshland at gmail.com
Thu Jun 14 16:04:22 CDT 2007


Tino,

 Have you solved this problem?

Sincerely,
  Joshua

On 2/27/07, Tino Schwarze <linux-poweredge.lists at tisc.de> wrote:
>
> Hi there,
>
> while the affected machine is not a Dell, I found reports of the same
> problem for PERC cards and though I would ask here. We've got a customer
> with a server which run fine for 1.5 years, then started to misbehave.
> When we looked at it in the morning, all file systems where readonly and
> we had I/O errors all over the place.
>
> Once or twice I was able to grab the last log entries, they look like
> this:
>
> Feb 27 00:17:34 server1 kernel: megaraid: aborting-178777 cmd=28 <c=1 t=0
> l=0>
> Feb 27 00:17:34 server1 kernel: megaraid abort: 178777:50[255:128], fw
> owner
> Feb 27 00:17:34 server1 kernel: megaraid: aborting-178778 cmd=28 <c=1 t=0
> l=0>
> Feb 27 00:17:34 server1 kernel: megaraid abort: 178778:45[255:128], fw
> owner
> Feb 27 00:17:34 server1 kernel: megaraid: aborting-178779 cmd=28 <c=1 t=0
> l=0>
> Feb 27 00:17:34 server1 kernel: megaraid abort: 178779:5[255:128], fw
> owner
> Feb 27 00:17:34 server1 kernel: megaraid: aborting-178780 cmd=28 <c=1 t=0
> l=0>
> Feb 27 00:17:34 server1 kernel: megaraid abort: 178780:3[255:128], fw
> owner
> Feb 27 00:17:34 server1 kernel: megaraid: reseting the host...
> Feb 27 00:17:34 server1 kernel: megaraid mbox: Wait for 4 commands to
> complete:180
> Feb 27 00:17:39 server1 kernel: megaraid mbox: Wait for 4 commands to
> complete:175
> Feb 27 00:17:44 server1 kernel: megaraid mbox: Wait for 4 commands to
> complete:170
> Feb 27 00:17:49 server1 kernel: megaraid mbox: Wait for 4 commands to
> complete:165
> Feb 27 00:17:54 server1 kernel: megaraid mbox: Wait for 4 commands to
> complete:160
> Feb 27 00:17:59 server1 kernel: megaraid mbox: Wait for 4 commands to
> complete:155
> Feb 27 00:18:04 server1 kernel: megaraid mbox: Wait for 4 commands to
> complete:150
> Feb 27 00:18:09 server1 kernel: megaraid mbox: Wait for 4 commands to
> complete:145
> Feb 27 00:18:14 server1 kernel: megaraid mbox: Wait for 4 commands to
> complete:140
> Feb 27 00:18:19 server1 kernel: megaraid mbox: Wait for 4 commands to
> complete:135
> Feb 27 00:18:24 server1 kernel: megaraid mbox: Wait for 4 commands to
> complete:130
> Feb 27 00:18:29 server1 kernel: megaraid mbox: Wait for 4 commands to
> complete:125
>
> I performed an online update (machine is running SuSE 10.0) which gave
> me a slightly newer kernel - the problem persists. I could not find
> anything wrong with megamgr either.
>
> Has anybody experienced this as well? Has anybode any hints or a
> solution? The machine is freezing every day now. :-( Maybe it's a
> firmware issue (can't remember the exact version)?
>
> Bye,
>
> Tino.
>
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