Re: 3ware 8506-4 hangs while making filesystem
I would suggest you have a look at the 3dm log file in /var/log as this
sounds like an issue in the communication between the linux disk io
buffering subsystem and the 3ware card. However, since you're just
performing the installation, i doubt you can load up 3dmd during that time
----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew Miehs" <email@example.com>
Sent: Saturday, 13 December, 2003 6:47 AM
Subject: Re: 3ware 8506-4 hangs while making filesystem
> I have an 8 port 8506-8 (no raid) and 3 250GB Disks running fine on a
> debian bf24 box.
> Have formated each disk with ext3 and 1 partition.
> Have a RAID 5 setup running on SUSE 9 with 600GB Space, and also no
> >>> 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).
> >>> 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.
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