tonyb at byrnehq.com
Tue Sep 14 01:38:06 PDT 2004
Tuesday, September 14, 2004, 4:14:06 AM, you wrote:
EG> I'm been having a strange problem with various builds of FreeBSD - 5.2-RELEASE
EG> (at least) and up to 5.3-BETA4. Random hard lockups are occuring when writing
EG> to two separate SATA drives.
EG> I don't have much hard evidence
EG> and information to provide. How can I go about gathering more information? I've
EG> tried enabling WITNESS and other kernel debugging options, but no extra
EG> debugging data was produced.
EG> Any suggestions would be appreciated.
I experienced the same problem with current a few months ago, with an
Intel ICH5 chipset and an 80Gb SATA drive. I was virtually guaranteed a hard
lockup at least once a day during work hours and every morning I'd
arrive in to a frozen box. There was no pattern to the lockups.
I "solved" the problem by moving to a non-SATA drive and removing the
SATA drive from the system.
Does anyone know the current status of ICH5 support? I remember a number of
mails to the list about ICH5 issues, but don't remember if these were
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