Adaptec 2820sa redux, and possible problems

Steven Hartland killing at
Wed Jun 21 00:09:41 UTC 2006

Ensel Sharon wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Jun 2006, Steven Hartland wrote:
> The drives are Hitachi 500 GB 7200 RPM 16meg:
> HDS725050KLA360
> Adaptec told me today that these drives are verified or approved or
> something with that card...
> So in your case, you made multiple arrays with those drives, and then
> large data moves between arrays caused crashes, and it turned out to
> be the drives fault ?  I would think the problem you describe would
> manifest itself locally to a single array ...

Thats correct. Changing the driver to always use high bit addressing
if supported fixed the issue.

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