FreeBSD 7.0-PRE + amd64 + Areca controller = probe12 warning

Mike Tancsa mike at
Fri Jan 25 12:22:24 PST 2008

At 09:00 AM 1/25/2008, Steven Hartland wrote:
>When booting 7.0-PRERELEASE amd64 on our machines with areca controllers
>we get the following odd message which doesn't appear on i386 is this
>something to worry about or harmless?
>(probe16:arcmsr0:0:16:0): inquiry data fails comparison at DV1 step

I get the same thing and I am running the latest BIOS from Areca. 
Doesnt seem to impact my limited testing so far.

arcmsr0: <Areca SATA Host Adapter RAID Controller
 > mem 0xe8600000-0xe8600fff,0xe8000000-0xe83fffff irq 18 at device 
14.0 on pci2
ARECA RAID ADAPTER0: Driver Version 2007-10-07
arcmsr0: [ITHREAD]

Timecounters tick every 1.000 msec
Waiting 5 seconds for SCSI devices to settle
ad5: 238475MB <Seagate ST3250310AS 3.AAC> at ata2-slave SATA150
(probe16:arcmsr0:0:16:0): inquiry data fails comparison at DV1 step
da0 at arcmsr0 bus 0 target 0 lun 0
da0: <Areca ARC-1210-VOL#00 R001> Fixed Direct Access SCSI-5 device
da0: 166.666MB/s transfers (83.333MHz DT, offset 32, 16bit)
da0: 305175MB (624999424 512 byte sectors: 255H 63S/T 38904C)
SMP: AP CPU #1 Launched!
Trying to mount root from ufs:/dev/ad5s1a

0[dbtest]% uname -a
Thu Jan 17 08:27:50 EST 
2008     mdtancsa at  amd64

>Full dmesg attached.
>    Regards
>    Steve
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