What does "mfi0: Copy out failed" mean?
scottl at samsco.org
Thu Aug 13 23:17:42 UTC 2009
Václav Haisman wrote:
> Steve Polyack wrote, On 13.8.2009 18:19:
>> Václav Haisman wrote:
>>> Steve Polyack wrote:
>>>> Václav Haisman wrote:
>>>>> I am getting "mfi0: Copy out failed" message in logs, usually
>>>>> several times a day. What does it mean? This is FreeBSD 7.2.
>>>> I can't tell you exactly what the error message means, but out of
>>>> curiosity what kind of hardware are you running? A PERC6 controller
>>> Yes, mfi0: <Dell PERC 6>.
>> You may want to contact Scott Long, scottl at freebsd.org, to see if he can
>> help. I believe he's the author/maintainer of the mfi(4) driver. He may
>> be interested in any problems you've seen. I've heard of some other
>> people having issues with PERC6 cards and FreeBSD as well.
> Hi, I was just curious if the "mfi0: Copy out failed" message in the logs was
> something I should be worried about. The box seems to be working fine. The
> system is FreeBSD 7.2-STABLE #0: built on Sun Jul 26 15:06:46 CEST 2009, AMD64.
Actually, I have no idea what it means. That message needs to print an
error code, and it doesn't. If you're comfortable with your C coding
fu, change the driver to print the error that triggers the message as
part of the message.
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