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Re: SATA cards with lots of ports?

On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 09:04:50AM +0000, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> On Fri, 6 Jun 2008 22:33:40 +0200, Manuel Bouyer  wrote:
> > that's strange. I have 2 boxes with 3ware 9550SX-8 and they're very
> > stable (under NetBSD 3.1.x). I can't see why the SX-12 would be different.
> > What kind of issues are you seeing ?
> When using them to get hardware RAID 1, some blocks of data zero'ed within 
> files.
> Then I started using them ith RAIDframe, to get softwaare RAID 1. The 
> machine regulary panics in uvm_fault.

Do you have a stack trace ?

> It cannot run more than 2 weeks 
> without crashing. And disk syncs after the crash always result in a
> freezes that require power-cycling the machine.

I have  2 raid5 volumes on 2 9550SX-8, then used together in a software RAID1,
without any issue. Maybe you have some hardware troubles ...

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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