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    SubjectRe: bkbits.net is down
    	Hello Larry ,  The inserted eamil was dropped on the list awhile
    back . See after .sig . JimL

    On Tue, 1 Jul 2003, Larry McVoy wrote:
    > Does anyone know how to enable caching on a mylex AcceleRAID 170 (aka
    > DAC960) SCSI controller? We've got the bkbits.net data mirrored at
    > rackspace.com but the controllers are read and write cache disabled.
    > I read the driver source and it doesn't offer this ability via the
    > /proc configuration space which is where I would have expected it.
    > Is this a bios only thing?
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    On Mon, 5 Feb 2001, Dan Jones wrote:
    > Date: Mon, 05 Feb 2001 17:28:05 -0800
    > From: Dan Jones <djones@valinux.com>
    > To: octave klaba <oles@ovh.net>
    > Cc: "linux-raid@vger.kernel.org" <linux-raid@vger.kernel.org>
    > Subject: Re: DAC960 & cache
    >
    > octave klaba wrote:
    > >
    > > Hello,
    > >
    > > On Mylex 170 we have, the read/write cache disabled.
    > > How can I switch it on ? Since we have it with raid-1
    > > and the hd has the cache too, do we lose the data if
    > > the server caches ?
    > >
    > > Thanks
    > > Octave
    > >
    > > DAC960#0: Logical Drives:
    > > DAC960#0: /dev/rd/c0d0: RAID-1, Online, 35807232 blocks
    > > DAC960#0: Logical Device Initialized, BIOS Geometry:
    > > 255/63
    > > DAC960#0: Stripe Size: 64KB, Segment Size: 8KB
    > > DAC960#0: Read Cache Disabled, Write Cache Disabled
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    >
    > The cache policy can be switched via the Mylex firmware. Check out
    > Mylex's searchable FAQ. Try searching on enable cache. The
    > instructions cover the DACCF firmware. EzAssist will be different:
    >
    > http://mylex.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/mylex.cfg/php/enduser/home.php
    >
    > The A170 doesn't have a battery, so remember to allow the cache to
    > flush before resetting or power cycling your system:
    > --
    > Dan Jones, Manager, Storage Products VA Linux Systems
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    > djones@valinux.com Fremont, CA 94538
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