Update on data corruption with Tyan/3Ware
bsilver at chrononomicon.com
Mon Sep 24 19:20:38 PDT 2007
Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> 3ware is supported by the manufacturer - what do they say?
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
>> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Chris Boyd
>> Sent: Monday, September 24, 2007 2:54 PM
>> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
>> Subject: Update on data corruption with Tyan/3Ware
>> Here's an update on my odd problem. Thanks to Don B for some hints
>> that helped us start looking in a better directions.
>> System is a Tyan Thunder K8SE motherboard with dual Opteron 250
>> 2.4GHz CPUs and a 3Ware 9550SX-4LP PCI Express four port RAID
>> controller running in RAID 5. Disks are 4x Seagate 500GB SATA. 4GB
>> Latest BIOS and firmware on mobo and RAID controller.
>> FreeBSD 6.2 AMD64 with all patches as of 9-21-2007
>> We've narrowed the problem down to files that are > 4GB. Anytime we
>> have a file that's > 4GB, we get inconsistent checksums, can't
>> uncompress it, etc. Files < 4GB are fine.
>> So is this a RAID controller issue? A filesystem problem? All hints
How are you getting the files on the system? Network transfer? Direct
copy from a disc?
What filesystem is it you're using?
3ware is well supported under Linux, from what I can tell and what I've
experienced, and can't imagine that a manufacturer with a good track
record of driver support for Linux for so long would not support FreeBSD
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