More about the 9500S-4 issues with the MoBo and FreeBSD...
vkashyap at amcc.com
Tue Nov 29 19:13:11 GMT 2005
> The 9500S BIOS reports the following upon booting:
> Escalade 9500S-4LP
> BIOS: BE9X 2.03.01.051
> Firmware: FE9X 2.06.00.009
> The short FreeBSD error/info is:
> 3ware device driver for 9000 series storage controllers,
> version 3.60.00.017
> twa0: <3ware 9000 series storage controller> port
> 0xa000-0xa0ff mem 0xd8005000-0xd80050ff,
> 0xd2000000-0xd27fffff irq 18 at device 8.0 on pci5
> twa0: [GIANT-LOCKED]
> twa0: Error: (0x15: 0x1201): Unposted command completed!!:
> Request=0xffffffff810452ee, status=0
> twa0: INFO: (0x16: 0x1108): Resetting controller...:
> At that point FreeBSD hangs.
Are you sure you have the installation CD for amd64? The error messages
make me think you might be using an i386 version of the CD.
> The other version of errors show many more errors (which flash by too
> quickly in order to be written down, and the "pause" key
> doesn't pause
> the screen). They include things like:
> -Can't drain the AEN queue
> -Driver/Firmware mismatch
> -Unposted command completed!!
> And several other things...
> I hope someone has any idea or a solution, as it's not really
> an option
> to use the on-board RAID controller for obvious reasons, and we also
> really rather would not want to have to use a different MoBo...:((
> Thanks again, and cheers!
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