Subject: Re: Panic: blkfree: freeing free frag
To: Rick Byers <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 05/17/1997 16:06:40
> Hi David,
> Thanks for the suggestions, but I can't easily duplicate the problem. It
> just happened twice during a 1.1 gig copy (2500 users home directories).
> I'm just trying to decide if I should be concerned or not. I've had a
> couple other hard drive related panics in the last few weeks. I'm hoping
> that 1.2.1 will clear that up. I'm thinking that it is more likely the
> drive or scsi card is acting up :( Do you know if a failing drive would
> normally cause panics? I would think it would just cause a lot of 'hard
> error reading ...'.
A failing drive would probably give different errors...
Whenever you have any problems with a SCSI system its always worth
double checking the termination and connectors, though it would
seem more likely to be a software problem in this case.
What SCSI controller are you using?