HELP DEBUG: FreeBSD 6.3-RELEASE-p3 TIMEOUT - WRITE_DMA + other strange behaviour!

Peter Jeremy peterjeremy at
Fri Sep 26 22:21:21 UTC 2008

On 2008-Sep-26 13:12:14 +0300, Anton - Valqk <lists at> wrote:
>1. I get a lot of dma times outs. mostly on ad5 and ad7 where I keep
>error=10<NID_NOT_FOUND> LBA=374303456

This is a bad sign and suggests dying disk but...

>2. The other strange issue is that when (I guess) it starts timeouting
>*sometimes* not everytime I'm loosing connection to xl0 or fxp0

You have an awful lot of hardware in this box.  Are you sure the
power supply and cooling is up to scratch?  Sagging power could
cause the problems you report, as could overheating.

Peter Jeremy
Please excuse any delays as the result of my ISP's inability to implement
an MTA that is either RFC2821-compliant or matches their claimed behaviour.
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