gvinum raid5 newfs problem
jason at ec.rr.com
Mon Nov 1 07:07:04 PST 2004
Steffen Hetzel wrote:
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>i'd like to set up a FreeBSD Server (for 3 Clients). I'll use vinun for
>/tmp/usr/var /home and /trash - partition. (/trash is for old stuff)
>I use gvinum Raid0 for /tmp ; Raid1 for /usr, /var & /home without any
>My /trash - Partition is a Raid5 Array with 4x80GB IDE Discs attached
>on a Promise Ultra100TX2 Controller. It's no problem to set up the array
>and init it. But when i try to make "newfs-U /dev/gvinum/trash" the
>system stop ...
>feuer# newfs -U /dev/gvinum/trash
>/dev/gvinum/trash: 235585.1MB (482478336 sectors) block size 16384,
>fragment size 2048 using 1282 cylinder groups of 183.77MB, 11761
>blks, 23552 inodes. with soft updates
>super-block backups (for fsck -b #) at:
> 160, 376512, 752864, 1129216, 1505568, 1881920, 2258272, 2634624,
>3010976, 3387328, 3763680, 4140032, 4516384, 4892736, 5269088, 5645440,
>and gives the following error message:
>feuer kernel: stray irq7
>and furher it crashed, so that i can't log in or something else. I have
>tryed it with my own Kernel
>feuer# uname -a
>FreeBSD feuer.***.** 5.3-STABLE FreeBSD 5.3-STABLE #0: Tue Oct
>26 19:03:09 UTC 2004
>hazelnut at feuer.***.**:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/SERVER i386
>and with the 5.3beta6 GENERIC Kernel. No difference.
>I get the same error-message when i try to "newfs" using vinum, but the
>system don't crash.
>Furthermore i can't find any device on irq7. So i'm helpless and fear,
>that there is a hardware problem. I've posted the problem to the german
>mailing list, and found someone (michael) with the same problem - but no
>one who can help.
>I attach my dmesg & my vinum.conf - maybe it helps you.
>Thanks in advance
sounds like irq flooding or other troulbe from acpi. Try vmstat -i to
see what irq 17 is doing. There is alot of info on this on the lists
and if a update does not fix this be sure to send a pr.
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