Subject: Re: weird SCSI (ahc) failures
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: David Brownlee <abs@NetBSD.ORG>
List: current-users
Date: 09/10/2002 16:07:48
On Tue, 10 Sep 2002, Greg A. Woods wrote:

> [ On Tuesday, September 10, 2002 at 13:44:31 (+0100), David Brownlee wrote: ]
> > Subject: Re: weird SCSI (ahc) failures
> >
> > 	Have you tried turning off tagged queuing? options AHC_NO_TAGS
> > 	and a 1.6 kernel should be good to test.
> Why would I ever do that when the disks and controller have worked
> flawlessly for _MANY_ months using tagged queuing?  All I'm trying to
> determine here is whether these errors could be the result of a hardware
> failure, or just general evidence of things slowly getting more
> corrupted inside my running kernel.

	It may be a useful datapoint for a driver that is known to
	have issues with tagged queuing. I had a system that worked
	perfectly under raidframe on 1.5.x "for _MANY_ months",
	and without raidframe on 1.6, but choked due to tagged
	queuing on raidframe with 1.6.

		David/absolute          -- No hype required --