File system corruption with ATA RAID-1 on 6-STABLE
Brian Fundakowski Feldman
green at freebsd.org
Wed Dec 21 14:03:16 PST 2005
On Sat, Nov 19, 2005 at 12:06:00PM -0600, Seán C. Farley wrote:
> I installed 6.0 on a system with two SATA drives in RAID-1. 5.4 is
> installed on a standard IDE channel. All appeared to work well until
> sometime after updating the system to 6-STABLE, installing the Nvidia
> driver and copying a lot of data (mainly ogg files) from my old hard
> drive onto it. I started seeing a multitude of READ_DMA (or maybe
> WRITE_DMA) errors in /var/log/messages. The system was beginning to
> slow down a lot, so I rebooted. Since then I have been unable to keep
> it up without a panic after an fsck in single-user mode.
> I realize this does not tell much, but just when ld.so.hints is being
> removed due to being corrupt the follow panic appears: Panic:
> ffs_valloc: dup alloc The panic may just be from a system that is too
> corrupted. I am amazed it still boots.
That's how it appears, yeah.
What does the drive health look like? Seems most like a chipset bug
or nvidia driver bug, but could be things are just coinciding with
drive or drive controller failure.
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