PERC3/Di failure workaround hypothesis

Matt Domsch Matt_Domsch at
Mon May 24 17:04:00 CDT 2004

On Mon, May 24, 2004 at 02:20:00PM -0500, Randy Palmer wrote:
> Matt-
> Could you repost the exact commands to disable both read and write
> caching on the PERC3/Di as mentioned in your workaround?
> When I try these commands on my 2650:
>    # afacli
>    > open afa0
>    > container set cache /read_cache_enable=FALSE 0 
>    > container set cache /write_cache_enable=FALSE 0   
>    > container show cache 0
> I find that they seem to be interrelated.  I can disable one (say READ),
> but when I then try to disable the other (WRITE), the previous one
> (READ) is enabled again:

Right.  You need to pass both flags simultaneously.

container set cache /read_cache_enable=FALSE /write_cache_enable=FALSE 0

for it to work.  I ran into the same interface struggle myself coming
up with the original posting.


Matt Domsch
Sr. Software Engineer, Lead Engineer
Dell Linux Solutions &
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