8.1-RELEASE ZFS hangs

Sergey Zaharchenko doublef-ctm at yandex.ru
Wed Sep 15 19:52:43 UTC 2010

Hello Steven!

Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 06:45:15PM +0100 you wrote:

> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Sergey Zaharchenko"
> <doublef-ctm at yandex.ru>
> >After all it turned out that the HighPoint controller was buggy. When we
> >later configured it in RAID5 mode, it reported drive faults for random
> >drives that were OK. I don't get how/why it worked in geom stripe mode.
> >Anyway, we switched to a 3ware card and ZFS works happily with it out of
> >the box without any kernel tuning (I may do some fine-tuning later).
> Out of interest which controller, and what size / manufacture disks?

I assume you mean the working config. The broken one has been described

twa0 at pci0:3:3:0:        class=0x010400 card=0x100213c1 chip=0x100213c1 rev=0x00 hdr=0x00
    vendor     = '3ware Inc'
    device     = 'SATA/PATA Storage Controller (9000 series)'
    class      = mass storage
    subclass   = RAID

8 identical 1907729MB (~2TB) Seagate drives.

Sergey Zaharchenko
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