FreeBSD on Dell r210 (SAS 6/ir)
Sergio de Almeida Lenzi
lenzi.sergio at gmail.com
Thu Feb 3 14:35:16 UTC 2011
I have a dell with 2 dual xeon 6 cores, dual thread cpus (24 logical
with that famous perc6 controller, running FreeBSD 8.2 and with
journaling FS (one partition) and 2 SAS drivers of 160GB.
The controller blocks almost all the time.. message is timeout.....
I used the mfi config utility (in the ports) and enable write cache.
it now works ok (no more timeouts) but sometimes (once a week)
it panics the system. A fix in the gjournal appears today (cvsup)
and I hope it can fix the problem...
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