SCSI errors with Adaptec 2200S RAID
andre.albsmeier at siemens.com
Thu Aug 5 06:29:04 PDT 2004
On Tue, 03-Aug-2004 at 23:31:52 -0400, up at 3.am wrote:
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> With some help from here, I was able to get this RAID card to see our
> external DLT (QUANTUM 4000) SCSI tape drive by installing the aacp (pass
> through) driver in addition to the aac driver. camcontrol now works, as
> do basic mt commands and amcheck (amanda check).
> However, (amanda) dumps either hang, fail completely or fail after
> transfering very little data. On the console, I see:
> (sa0:aacp1:0:4:0): READ(06). CDB8 0 0 0 20 0 0
> (sa0:aacp1:0:4:0): NO SENSE ILI (length mismatch): -24576 csi:0,0,0,1
> At this point the device is completely unresponsive, and the only way to
> get the system to see it again is to reboot the whole server. I tried
> ordering a 3 ft cable, thinking I was pushing my luck with the 6 ft (I've
> had this problem with SCSI cables in the past), but the problem persists.
> The same drive (which has an active terminator) has been working fine for
> years on a different box using an Intel L440GX+ MB's on-board SCSI port.
> Once again, any helpful replies are greatly appreciated!
Are you sure you are running a recent fw on your DLT4k? My DLTs
used to behave badly with early fw revisions. Check out
You can upgrade it by tape or use my software for updating the fw of
SCSI devices on FreeBSD.
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