Re: [PATCH] sata_sil.c: blacklist seagate ST380013AS

From: John Lash
Date: Thu Dec 16 2004 - 14:17:33 EST

On Mon, 13 Dec 2004 07:48:14 -0600
John Lash <jlash@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:


> For what it's worth, I built an x86_64 kernel (2.6.9 and 2.6.10-rc3) for this
> system and booted it. I didn't apply the blacklist patch yet. The system
> booted fine, no complaints in the boot messages
> Performance is good and the drive appears quite stable so far. I'm going to
> beat on it a bit more over the next couple of days. If there is a particular
> test that would be of interest, please let me know. I'm planning to do large
> reads and writes with dd and a couple of runs with bonnie.
> This might explain why some people are running Seagate drives with sata_sil
> with no apparent problems.

No good. The drive got hung up yesterday with the usual errors. I reapplied the
blacklist patch.

so it goes.

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