twa kernel panic under heavy IO
jkim at FreeBSD.org
Thu Oct 6 13:29:59 PDT 2005
On Thursday 06 October 2005 04:07 pm, Dan Rue wrote:
> I am running a 3ware 9500 SATA raid card in a 12x300GB raid 50
> Here is dmesg identifying the controller:
> 3ware device driver for 9000 series storage controllers, version:
> 2.50.02.012 twa0: <3ware 9000 series Storage Controller> port
> 0xb800-0xb8ff mem 0xfb800000-0xfbffffff,0xfc5ffc00-0xfc5ffcff irq
> 24 at device 2.0 on pci2 twa0: 12 ports, Firmware FE9X 2.06.00.009,
> BIOS BE9X 2.03.01.051
> I was getting occasional kernel panics in 5.4 doing high I/O type
> things (typically an rsync operation). I was told that twa was
> updated in 5-STABLE, so yesterday I upgraded. I've attempted an
> rsync twice since the upgrade, both caused a panic. Here is
> /var/log/messages from just before the reboot last night:
--- >8 --- SNIP!!! --- >8 ---
There's newer vendor driver and firmware.
Select 9550SX series (not 9000 series) and download 9.3.0 version for
FreeBSD. It contains newer driver source and binary, which seems to
work pretty well with 9000 series controllers as well.
Select 9000 series and download 220.127.116.11 version, which also seems to
This driver is directly supported by 3ware.
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