deadlock or bad disk ? RELENG_8

Steven Hartland killing at
Sat Mar 26 01:39:53 UTC 2011

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jeremy Chadwick" <freebsd at>
> Bummer.  Competitor's drivers make use of pass(4) and/or xpt(4), the
> result being that you can see (and talk to directly) all the disks which
> are on the RAID card.  No need for a CLI utility getting in the way,
> etc..  It would benefit Areca if they added support for this to their
> driver.

Interesting, camcontrol reports the following, so does that indicate it
may be possible to do this:
camcontrol devlist
<Areca ARC-1220-VOL#00 R001>       at scbus0 target 0 lun 0 (da0,pass0)
<Areca RAID controller R001>       at scbus0 target 16 lun 0 (pass1)

The suspected failing disk will be back in the office next week so
we'll have a look and see what smart reports and post it.

Currently the machine is now stable but its had ram replaced and this
disk pulled so its not clear which solved the problem but at least its
seems to be stable once again which is what really counts :)


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