am2 MBs - 4g + SCSI wipes out root partition
koitsu at FreeBSD.org
Mon Oct 13 12:52:31 UTC 2008
On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 09:47:28AM -0200, JoaoBR wrote:
> On Sunday 12 October 2008 14:10:36 Scott Long wrote:
> > >> I am using some LSI (mpt driver) ultra4 (U320 scsi) and LSI SAS
> > >> controllers in FreeBSD 7.x amd64 with 20G of ram, and Adaptec (aac
> > >> driver) with a 5th generation RAID card with 8G of ram, both have no
> > >> such corruption problems. Providing this as a counter-example just to
> > >> document some evidence of which products seem to work fine.
> > >
> > > Is your LSI SAS controller driven by mpt(4) or mfi(4)?
> > I can personal vouch for MPT and MFI drivers working just fine with >4GB.
> let narrow this a little bit, are you talking about AM2 sockets?
> because on AM2 the MPT drv is faulty as AHC, AHD and AACD with => 4Gigs
David, Fabian, and Adam -- are any of you using your cards in an
Also, I'm removing freebsd-stable from the list, since this appears to
be mainly related to amd64 (not saying it's a FreeBSD problem, just
saying it manifests itself so far on amd64).
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