MegaRAID problems

Tino Schwarze linux-poweredge.lists at tisc.de
Fri Jun 15 03:56:12 CDT 2007


Hi Jushua,

On Thu, Jun 14, 2007 at 02:04:22PM -0700, Joshua Schmidlkofer wrote:

> Have you solved this problem?

IIRC it turned out to be a cabling problem - a tech went to the server,
checked all SCSI connections and one was pretty loose.

Bye,

Tino.

> >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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