Dell SAS 5i/mpt driver[was: possible issues with Dell/Perc5 raid]

Randy Schultz schulra at
Wed May 16 12:13:52 UTC 2007

On Tue, 15 May 2007, Matthew Jacob spaketh thusly:

-}filesystem? ext3?


-}I want one of these failing machines *in my lab*.
-}On 5/14/07, Randy Schultz <schulra at> wrote:
-}> On Fri, 11 May 2007, Matthew Jacob spaketh thusly:
-}> -}Time frame to resolution involves getting a machine into my lab that
-}> -}evidences the poor performance and the time to sort out what the
-}> -}problem is and fix it. Remote access doesn't work for me on this one
-}> -}(contact me offline as to why).
-}> Hey Matthew,
-}> FWIW, I installed fedora core 5 on the box.  The difference was significant.
-}> Writes, though bursty, increased significantly.  Reads increased by 1-2
-}> orders
-}> of magnitude.  I've attached the output of blogbench for fc5 FWIW.
-}> Being new to all this, what would be the next step?  Should I file a bug
-}> report?  Or perhaps I should be asking what your timeline is?  All I have to
-}> offer for help is remote access, which in this case doesn't work for you, or
-}> perhaps testing as my C skills are fairly pathetic.  ;>

 Randy    (schulra at      765.983.1283         <*>

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