"ad0: TIMEOUT - WRITE_DMA" type errors with 7.0-RC1

Joe Peterson joe at skyrush.com
Sat Jan 26 12:16:41 PST 2008

Joe Peterson wrote:
> So I have started a "SeaTools" (disk scanner from Seagate) "long test" of the
> drive.  The short test passed already.  The results should be interesting.  If
> it finds nothing wrong, I am going to start to wonder if I am experiencing ZFS
> bugs that just happen to look like drive problems.  I already did a long read,
> under linux, of disk contents, and got no messages about anything wrong.

Update: both SHORT and LONG tests passed for this drive in SeaTools.
Hmph...  the mystery remains.

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