3ware array access lock up on 7.1-RC
matrix at itlegion.ru
Fri Dec 26 17:41:21 UTC 2008
I am not even sure that it is related to freebsd, but maybe someone could
point out the problem.
We wanted to upgrade our hosting server from
FreeBSD 6.2, 3ware 8506-4LP SATA RAID, raid 5
FreeBSD 7.1 (RC for now), 9550SXU-4LP, raid 10
We have tested the new installation on ASUS P5K WS motherboard
with PCI-X slot while the server kept running.
The server has Supermicro X5DPE-G2 (pretty old one, 2004).
So, when everything was ready, i just took out the old controller and
disks and installed the new controller and the array disks.
The system booted up, but when i started very intense file operations
system just froze. The weird thing is that any open program which does
filesystem kept running fine. For example, i could type and edit in open
but copying progress bar in midnight commander just stood still. If i
tried to save file
or open file or do anything disk related from ee in another console the
program froze too,
apparently waiting for disk system to reply forever (i tried waiting for
I could even connect to ssh port, but it does not auth because sshd
needs to read something
from the disk.
I put everything back into Asus P5K WS and tested it. Everything worked
Any idea what might going on here?
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