regression with gmirror, Promise SATA and 7.0 ?

Arno J. Klaassen arno at
Thu Nov 1 16:17:18 PDT 2007

"Matthew D. Fuller" <fullermd at> writes:

> On Thu, Nov 01, 2007 at 03:09:45PM +0100 I heard the voice of
> Thierry Herbelot, and lo! it spake thus:
> > 
> > Thus, it seems that the combination of this Promise controller and
> > the SATA disks has issues (there was a thread about Promise
> > controllers and ZFS, but with no clear conclusion).
> See
> <>
> (and probably a number of other posts).
> This has been an issue for me with -CURRENT (and so now RELENG_7)
> early this year.  This box is still running RELENG_6 (and I'm writing
> this mail on it), and will take a pounding on the drives all day long
> without the slightest tic.  But put -CURRENT/RELENG_7 on it, and it's
> lucky to live long enough to get into multi-user mode, can be killed
> instantly with a find, and will eventually keel over even with nothing
> particular happening (where 'eventually' is measured in a single-digit
> number of minutes).
> Rather annoying, as I have several machines with Promise controllers
> I'd like to move to 7.x.  But sadly, they need to access their hard
> drives occasionally, so...

Seems like Alexander Sabourenkov found a possible issue : 


> -- 
> Matthew Fuller     (MF4839)   |  fullermd at
> Systems/Network Administrator |
>            On the Internet, nobody can hear you scream.
> _______________________________________________
> freebsd-current at mailing list
> To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscribe at"

More information about the freebsd-current mailing list