watchdog timeout

Riccardo Veraldi riccardo.veraldi at
Sun Jun 23 16:18:38 UTC 2013

yes I am running 9.1-RELEASE because it is a production system and I 
needed to recompile the less possible...

On 6/23/13 5:30 PM, Marius Strobl wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 23, 2013 at 01:24:19PM +0200, Riccardo Veraldi wrote:
>> it is 9.1-RELEASE
>> I have no way to reproduce it, because it appeared suddently without any
>> specific cause.
>> The system was not under heavy load, I Was not compiling anything...
>> But I had other errors recently  which are really not related I think,
>> mainly parity SCSI errors on isp0
>> Jun 12 04:48:38 blade kernel: (da3:isp0:0:1:0): CAM status: SCSI Status
>> Error
>> Jun 12 04:48:38 blade kernel: (da3:isp0:0:1:0): SCSI sense: ABORTED
>> COMMAND asc:47,0 (SCSI parity error)
> In fact, there's one open issue with isp(4) causing timeouts of the
> kind you have seen but which never got quite resolved. Investigating
> that as a potential culprit for the case you have encountered would
> require updating to stable/9 and possibly giving a patch a try,
> though. Besides, we'd need a way to reliably detect whether the
> problem is gone.
> On the other hand, the parity errors indicate that this system is
> suffering from hardware problems, including the possibility that a
> disk is defective or has broken firmware and the combination of some
> components not getting along for some reason.
> Marius

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