help identifying gmirror, ata, or motherboard problem (Tyan S2865G2NR)

George Hartzell hartzell at
Wed Nov 15 13:43:15 PST 2006

Miroslav Lachman writes:
 > George Hartzell wrote:
 > > I'm having a problem with a machine that I support and would like some
 > > feedback.
 > > 
 > > The system was built up from a barebones Transport PX22, which uses a
 > > Tyan S2865G2NR motherboard.
 > > 
 > > It has two drives:
 > > 
 > >   ad4: 286188MB <Maxtor 6V300F0 VA111680> at ata2-master SATA300
 > >   ad6: 286188MB <Maxtor 6V300F0 VA111630> at ata3-master SATA300

Just to follow up on this, Maxtor asked if the board used an Nvidia
controller (it does...) and then claimed that a newer rev. of their
firmware for these drives would work better.

They're shipping a replacement drive.  We'll see....

Thanks for all the feedback.


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