aic7896 SCB timeout - is this a sign of impending doom?

Eric Pogroski pogrose at
Wed Oct 22 15:01:18 PDT 2003

On Wed, 22 Oct 2003 22:25:56 +0100
Scott Mitchell <scott+freebsd at> wrote:

> Hi all,
> The attached messages appeared on one of my servers this afternoon. 
> Its primarily a CVS server but beyond that I can't say what it was
> doing or how busy it was when this happened, as I didn't see the
> messages until later.
> Is this anything to worry about?  AFAICT some command to da4 timed out
> (maybe twice?) and the driver eventually reset the bus to get things
> going again... this has never happened before, and the machine seems
> perfectly fine now.
> The machine is running 4.8 on an Intel L440GX+ server board.
> Cheers,
> 	Scott
> Attached: dmesg.boot and /var/log/messages extract
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Hi. I've seen my adaptec card's do this when they're overheated. My
solution was to just leave it alone, seeing as it broke nothing. Now I
keep the internal temperature of the case a little more moderate, and
I've yet to see the error's again.

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