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SubjectRe: [PATCH] crc loop method [was Re: Oracle RBS corruption]
Pavel Machek wrote:
> I guess it is the time...
> Here it is: module into kernel to support adding crc's. Then, broken
> firmware will be non-issue.
> Relative to 2.3.latest, and you'll need some userland support even I
> do not have, yet. Not much tested, but it worked on small system. I
> would not run it at production system if I were you.
> This needs someone with flakey system to work on it.

Unfortunatly, the server I have trouble with is a production server, and
we don't have another HP LH4/NetRaid for testing.

I'm not sure your patch would catch *every* firmware problems.
What if the controller cache is badly written to disk(s) ?
It could give you back correctly your block from cache, but
write "mayonnaise" on disks...

But I'm sure it can help,


François Désarménien

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