New Intel boards (was: Re: ATA problems again ... general problem
of ICH7 or ATA?)
Patrick M. Hausen
hausen at punkt.de
Mon Aug 21 07:10:56 UTC 2006
On Mon, Aug 21, 2006 at 04:03:47AM +0200, Konstantin Saurbier wrote:
> This errors are not driver or OS dependent such as they appear on
> FreeBSD as well on different Linux distros.
> Since not all controllers suffering of these errors it is maybe
> depending on the firmware or board/chip revisions.
We have two brand new TYAN B5161G20SH4 systems that feature
ICH7 controllers and SATA-hotplug-bays. One system is equipped
with two Seagate ST3160811AS drives, the other one with
Both are configured with gmirror for slice 1.
No problems at all after several days of "make -j4 buildworld".
OTOH I can confirm that I got random "watchdog timeouts"
with the em driver. debug.mpsafenet=0 fixed the problem
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