major pita w/LSI Tyan TA26 combo

Ken Gunderson kgunders at
Mon Mar 6 21:36:38 GMT 2006

On Mon, 6 Mar 2006 15:27:06 -0500
Vivek Khera <vivek at> wrote:

> On Mar 6, 2006, at 11:07 AM, Freddie Cash wrote:
> >> the error stays with position 0 on the array.  If I drop the channel
> >> down to U160 from U320, no errors.  This leads me to believe that the
> >> backplane of the array box is not up to spec for U320.
> >
> > Is that connected to a riser card that is connected to the  
> > motherboard?
> >
> yes, as are all my LSI cards.  I have one other 320-2X card in  
> production for ~1 year now which has never so much as hiccuped.
> The errors happen both on a Dell PE 1425SC and on an IBM e236m I'm  
> testing.  Both have risers from the manufacturer.

Do you happen to know if your cards use the IBM or Tundra chips?

Best regards,

Ken Gunderson

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