Subject: Re: critical hardware RAID problems
To: Rumi Szabolcs <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/01/2002 13:44:08
On Tue, Apr 30, 2002 at 10:35:53AM +0100, Rumi Szabolcs wrote:
> Hello,
> earlier I've been reporting panics with the "mlx" driver with a
> Mylex DAC960P card. Now I have put a completely different controller
> into the same box, a Compaq SMART 2/P but this one panics almost the
> same way, what makes me think that the "ld" driver is the one having
> problems, not the card-specific code.
> I really wonder how nobody else is facing/reporting these problems,
> since they make those (and probably some other) RAID controllers
> practically unusable under NetBSD.
> Tests were made on 1.5.3_ALPHA, RC1, -current 011206 011222 020219 020424,
> all the same results (except for different additional problems with some
> of the -current snapshots). Now I gave up because I _had_ to get that
> box working. It is currently running Linux like a charm...

Did you fill a PR with details about the panic (panic string, stack trace,
etc ...) ?

Manuel Bouyer <>