5.4-RC2 freezing - ATA related?

Elliot Finley efinleywork at efinley.com
Mon May 23 08:34:06 PDT 2005

From: "Søren Schmidt" <sos at FreeBSD.ORG>
On 21/05/2005, at 0:52, Peter Jeremy wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-May-20 14:53:09 -0600, Elliot Finley wrote:
>> From: "Peter Jeremy" <PeterJeremy at optushome.com.au>
>>> On Fri, 2005-May-20 08:25:58 -0600, Elliot Finley wrote:
>>>> I took the -L option off of my dump command in my daily dump
>>>> script.  I've
>>>> gone two days without locking up which is unusual.  I think that
>>>> may be what
>>>> was tickling the bug that was locking me up.
>>> Sometime you might like to do a 'dd if=/dev/ar0 of=/dev/null
>>> bs=32k' just
>>> to confirm that you don't have any unreadable blocks (though this
>>> seems
>>> unlikely).
>> came up clean. transfer went 40MB/s.
> That seem to leave the finger pointing at the ATA driver.
> Paging Søren: Are you have to help Elliot?

++No, my only advise is to use the ATA mkIII patches or better yet -

I'm already running with the newest ATA mkIII patches.  Even with the
patches, it freezes up when using the -L option on my daily dump.


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