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SubjectRe: pdc202xx_new + software raid0 freezes on array writes
On Tue, 14 Sep 2004 16:05:30 +0000, Peter Mc Aulay wrote:

> Hi...
> [NOTE: Please CC replies to me personally as I'm not a list subscriber.
> Thank you.]
> I was wondering if anyone could help me at all with a little problem I'm
> having.
> I have 4 Western Digital 200GB hard disks (WDC WD2000JB) in a software
> RAID0 setup, two each connected to a Promise Ultra100TX2 (PDC20268) and
> an Ultra133TX2 (PDC20269) (pdc202XX_new driver compiled into the
> kernel). The system itself is a K6-2 450Mhz CPU on an ATX mainboard of
> unknown brand using the ALi M1541/5229 chipset (ALI15X3). It boots from
> a seperate Seagate (ST38410A) hard disk connected to the on-board
> controller.

I had the very same problems with the pdc20268 and also reported them
(that was 1-2 years ago)... I threw them away now and replaced them with
some hpt370 controllers... then also the problems went away...

However I found that using some device on the secondary controller and
accessing that one makes it freeze already...

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