HP Proliant ML110 installation issue.

Ted Mittelstaedt tedm at toybox.placo.com
Tue Nov 22 01:16:43 GMT 2005

what version of freebsd?


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>[mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Mats Hellman
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>Subject: HP Proliant ML110 installation issue.
>I'm trying to do an FreeBSD install on my "new" HP Proliant
>ML110 server.
>This thing has an Promise SATA RAID card, model PDC20621, I think it's
>causing some problems. Since the server has only 2 x 160Gb SATA Maxtor
>hotswap drives and a tape for backup I have the disks in RAID
>1. Which ads
>up to a nice 320Gb. The server is going to be used as HTTP/FTP
>server and
>will be mirroring some files.
>When I try to boot up the FreeBSD installation this is what happens.
>The first "problem":
>ad8 is the first 160Gb SATA
>ad8: Failure - SETFEATURES SET TRANSFERMODE timed out
>ad8: Failure - SETFEATURES ENABLE RCACHE timed out
>ad8: Failure - SETFEATURES ENABLE WCACHE timed out
>ad10 the second sata.
>The same errors as ad8.
>Then it hangs in a loop saying,
>ad8: req=0xc1b0f960 SETFEATURES SET TRANSFERMODE semaphore
>timeout. Danger
>Will Robinsson !!
>Anyone have a clue where to start fixing this or is it just incompatible
>Mats Hellman
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