Re: 3ware 8506-4 hangs while making filesystem
On Fri, 2003-12-12 at 22:26, Michael Loftis wrote:
> Kernel version specifically, and filesystem? Old 2.4 and 2.2 series
> kernels experience this issue......But I find it hard to believe RH9 would
> be seeing it, though stranger things have happened.
> --On Friday, December 12, 2003 22:21 +0100 Tinus Nijmeijers
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I'm guessing someone here would know about this, so here goes:
> > I'm installing a new system (P4C, intel mainboard, 1G RAM, 4x160GB SATA,
> > 3ware 8506-4, raid 5) and the system freezes completely while formatting
> > a big partition ("unable to handle kernel paging request..." means
> > absolutely nothing to me).
> > I installed without the 3ware card on a single 160GB disk: no problem.
> > Right now I'm installing Redhat-9, it seemed ok but now I see big RED
> > alerts on my screen:
> > kernel BUG at buffer.c 559!
> > invalid operand: 0000
> > CPU: 0
> > Anyone experienced this with a 3ware card?
> > thanks, tinus
redhat uses a 2.4.20 kernel (uname gives 2.4.20-8BOOT)
and for woody I used bf24.
filesystem does not seem to matter, I tried both ext2 and ext3.