PERC3/Di failure workaround hypothesis

pzero pzero at hotpop.com
Fri May 21 04:08:01 CDT 2004


On 20-05-2004 23:06, Matt Domsch wrote:

> We believe we have root cause to the SCSI command timeouts seen with
> the PERC3/Di, related to how the RAID controller firmware handles
> read and write caching.  To be certain that this is the *only*
> problem, we ask you to do the following, and to report back to the
> list success (i.e. you no longer see the SCSI mid-layer time out
> commands, the system runs as expected), or failure (you still see
> command timeouts).  If the latter occurs, then there is a secondary
> problem that we'll need additional details from you to help debug.

Hi,
what servers and Linux versions are affected by this problem?

Is there any way to reproduce the problem in a consistent way?

Thanks.




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