Subject: Re: ffs race panic run away!
To: Patrick Welche <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/26/1997 10:26:06
On Thu, 26 Jun 1997 17:14:25 +0100 (BST)
email@example.com (Patrick Welche) wrote:
> _ffs_blkfree+0x3e3 _ffs_blkfree(f8710700,a4,1000,fa484e24,f8710700)
> _ffs_truncate+0x950 _ffs_truncate(fa484dcc)
> _ufs_setattr+0x19a _ufs_setattr(fa484e10)
> _vn_open+0x2f7 _vn_open(fa484ee0,403,1a4,f819bd88,f8713f00)
> _sys_open+0x97 _sys_open(...,...,...,0,2b1a80)
> _syscall+0x154 (number 5)
> Beforehand, as usual, aha0: host_stat 12
> Afterwards, again, unknown filetype I=7840 and many DUP I = ...
> This was during a sup, took 3 fsck's to fix, and for some reason a
> number of files were left as directories, eg /usr/lib/libfl_p.a !?
Wow... sounds... painful. Almost like your SCSI controller is just
acting up. The host_stat message might be an indicator of that. That's
not really normal at all. If you SCSI controller is getting flaky,
that could _definitely_ cause file system problems... I recently had
that problem with an EISA 1742 ... right before it ate a bunch of file
systems, and then refused to let the machine boot (BIOS wouldn't even
come up... ouch...)
> I think I am giving up with all this, so what's a good PCI SCSI card
> that works with a P133 (thus hopefully avoiding the race condition)?
I use a BusLogic 958 quite happily.
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