[PATCH] Fix for 3ware driver

Scott Long scottl at freebsd.org
Mon May 3 07:35:54 PDT 2004

Mike Tancsa wrote:
> At 10:26 AM 03/05/2004, Scott Long wrote:
>> The bugs were introduced into 4.x with the vendor update that happened
>> on April 7.  So far the only cards that we have tested against have been
>> 6xxx series cards.  The bugs deal with resource shortage handling, so
>> it's likely that the slower 6xxx cards are more likely than the newer
>> cards to experience the problems.  However, on a fast machine under
>> heavy I/O load, I would expect it to happen on any card.
> OK, I have a few machines on my work bench that I am happy to punish 
> without worry for data loss.  Is there a script that can be run to 
> re-create the problem ? i.e. so I can test before and after ?
>         ---Mike

The tests that we were doing involved operating on a lot of small files.
Doing something like untaring four or five copies of the FreeBSD source
tree in parallel should probably trigger it.


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