Re: SCSI "asking for cache data failed"

From: Marcin Owsiany
Date: Thu Oct 13 2005 - 13:31:27 EST

On Thu, Oct 13, 2005 at 01:55:54PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Iau, 2005-10-13 at 12:45 +0200, Marcin Owsiany wrote:
> > I'm wondering about the following messages, which appeared when I upgraded from
> > 2.4 to 2.6:
> >
> > | sda: asking for cache data failed
> > | sda: assuming drive cache: write through
> >
> > (a larger log snippet below)
> It should be ok providing the raid card itself is
> handling the consistency correctly but check with your card vendor.

Does that depend on the card only, or rather on the driver?
(megaraid_mbox in this case) If the latter, then maybe someone familiar
with its code can tell if the driver is OK in this regard?


Marcin Owsiany <marcin@xxxxxxxxxx>
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