AMD64: with 3ware 9500 cards

Mark Sergeant msergeant at snsonline.net
Wed Sep 15 05:47:32 PDT 2004


Do you happen to have any other drives you could try ? I've got a dual 
opteron 250 with a 9500-8S and 5.3-BETA4 and it works out of the box 
with Western Digital drives.

Cheers,

Mark

On 15/09/2004, at 11:29, Jean-Yves Avenard wrote:

> Dear all
>
> It was recommended that I write in this list rather than in the usual 
> freebsd newgroup.
>
> With RELENG_5 (as of last Monday, that's 5.3-BETA4)
>
> On our Opteron 2.4Ghz with 3ware 9500-8S card on a Tyan K8S-Pro board.
>
> I've been trying to get the 3ware card to work with FreeBSD in native 
> amd64 mode without much success.
> It works perfectly with i386 target.
>
> If I boot the amd64 FreeBSD 5.3-BETA4, the card is recognize but the 
> system will hang just after the disk has been mounted.
> Sep 12 00:30:25 server3 kernel: da0 at ahd0 bus 0 target 0 lun 0
> Sep 12 00:30:25 server3 kernel: da0: <SEAGATE ST373307LW 0007> Fixed 
> Direct Acce
> ss SCSI-3 device
> Sep 12 00:30:25 server3 kernel: da0: 320.000MB/s transfers 
> (160.000MHz, offset 6
> 3, 16bit), Tagged Queueing Enabled
> Sep 12 00:30:25 server3 kernel: da0: 70007MB (143374744 512 byte 
> sectors: 255H 6
> 3S/T 8924C)
> Sep 12 00:30:25 server3 kernel: da1 at twa0 bus 0 target 0 lun 0
> Sep 12 00:30:25 server3 kernel: da1: <3ware Logical Disk 00 1.00> 
> Fixed Direct A
> ccess SCSI-0 device
> Sep 12 00:30:25 server3 kernel: da1: 100.000MB/s transfers
> Sep 12 00:30:25 server3 kernel: da1: 333735MB (683489280 512 byte 
> sectors: 255H
> 63S/T 42545C)
> Sep 12 00:30:25 server3 kernel: Mounting root from ufs:/dev/da0s1a
>
> it will lock shortly after there.
>
> Note that it works perfectly with i386 architecture.
>
> I see in the CVS log that in version 1.7.2 of the 3ware driver that it 
> is supposed to work with amd64 machines, unfortunately, it doesn't 
> appear to be the case.
>
> Any news, ideas? Have I missed something?
>
> Regards
> Jean-Yves
>
>
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