SMP ATA woes on 6.0-RELEASE

Mike Tancsa mike at
Mon Feb 13 16:50:57 PST 2006

On Mon, 13 Feb 2006 13:28:59 -0000, in sentex.lists.freebsd.questions
you wrote:
>Q: Is this a known bug ?
>Q: If it is, is it fixed in -STABLE ?

Not sure on either of the above specifically, but quite a bit of work
has gone into IRQ routing and the ata subsystem since 6.0R.  Your
problem sounds somewhat similar to what I was seeing on a Dell 4way
box back in August which was fixed in Sept

regardless, there are a lot of bugfixes since 6.0

>Q: If so - when is a good cvsup date that gives me a fixed ata driver with a
>"stable stable"

To today is quite stable.  The FreeBSD folks are preparing for a
release right now and what is in the tree works very  well.

Mike Tancsa, Sentex communications
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