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Re: Lockups and other trouble using large disks, raid(4), cgd(4), dk(4)

On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 10:48:52AM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 01:12:18AM +0100, Nino Dehne wrote:
> > Hi there,
> > 
> > I'm trying to build me a nice little storage server for home use using
> > netbsd-5 (NetBSD 5.0_BETA). The system shall eventually replace an
> > existing server using a very similar setup (different hardware, 5x320GB
> > disks, RAID5 on wd[0-4], cgd on raid0, NetBSD 4.0) which is working 
> > perfectly
> > atm.
> > 
> > Hardware consists of a Tyan Toledo i3100 S5207G2N, an Intel T7400 mobile
> > CPU, 4G ECC RAM and 5x1.5TB ST31500341AS Seagate disks.
> is it a multicore CPU ?

Indeed it's a Core 2 Duo, i.e. dual-core.

> > Mounting dk5 gives me a nice litt^Wbig partition of over 5TB. Extracting
> > a .tar containing a NetBSD source tree leads to a not so nice lockup quite
> > fast. The system just hangs, DDB hotkey doesn't work, capslock/numlock
> > LEDs don't change etc.[1]
> it could be a raidframe issue, I also ran in lockups which I suspect
> are related to raidframe:
> disabling SMP at boot (boot -1) avoids the issue for me.

The difference is that I'm unable to enter DDB, but I gotta try this.
The existing server is dual-core as well, but Athlon X2.


Best regards.

Of course it runs NetBSD.

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