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SubjectRe: SATA 3112 errors on 2.6.7
R. J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Saturday 19 of June 2004 01:06, Ricky Beam wrote:
>
>>On Sat, 19 Jun 2004, R. J. Wysocki wrote:
>>
>>>Are your drives out of Seagate, maybe? If not, what make are they?
>>
>>(As I said in a previous email...) 4 x Seagate ST3160023AS's RAID0'd
>>together in a BIOS "raid" mode compatable manner.
>
>
> Sorry, I should have noticed.
>
> Anyway, it looks like a pattern is forming which smells bad to me.
>
> Apparently, we have:
> 1) A serious error condition that occurs on Seagate SATA drives connected to
> Silicon Image controllers.
> 2) As of today we can say that it only occurs on Seagate drives (Ricky, do I
> remember correctly that you see faulty behavior of such drives with a 3ware
> RAID?).
> 3) The error is reported by the kernel like that:


I wonder if it helps to add the Seagate drive to the sata_sil blacklist?

/* TODO firmware versions should be added - eric */
struct sil_drivelist {
const char * product;
unsigned int quirk;
} sil_blacklist [] = {
{ "ST320012AS", SIL_QUIRK_MOD15WRITE },
{ "ST330013AS", SIL_QUIRK_MOD15WRITE },
{ "ST340017AS", SIL_QUIRK_MOD15WRITE },
{ "ST360015AS", SIL_QUIRK_MOD15WRITE },
{ "ST380023AS", SIL_QUIRK_MOD15WRITE },
{ "ST3120023AS", SIL_QUIRK_MOD15WRITE },
[...]
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