Dell Power Edge R710 with CentOS

Rahul Nabar rpnabar at
Mon May 24 09:58:09 CDT 2010

On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 7:46 PM, Matt Domsch <Matt_Domsch at> wrote:

> > (eg. in solaris) Dell has been aware of the issue for months without
> > real fix, just workarounds.
> I'm not sure what "latest" means, but we did manage to find the root
> cause of the failure where the MSI bit would get stuck - which also
> explains why disabling MSI-X worked around it.  The right solution is
> to use code already in the driver to manage the timeout on that bit
> automatically, which is what we are testing with 5.5+ and expect in
> newer RHEL kernels ASAP.
> I'm really glad I follow this mailing list and hence came to know of this
problem. If Dell has been aware of this issue isn't there some way to notify
users? I have ~300 R410 systems here and not a word about this. Dell, how do
you expect users to find out!?

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