Re: sata_mv module fails to load properly with 3 Supermicro AOC-SAT2-MV8 cards

From: Sander
Date: Fri May 19 2006 - 06:49:55 EST

Michael Robak wrote (ao):
> It apears that having multiple bus speeds is not the cause of my issue.
> I was able to get the sata_mv module initalization to hang even when I
> had only 2 cards plugged into both of the 100 MHz slots. This issue is
> extremely difficult to diagnose. Sometimes the sata_mv module will load
> just fine and recognize 24 drives, others it will hang the system during
> intalization, and others it will only fine 23 drives, but the
> initalization completes.
> Any help would be appreciated,

I'm affraid I can't help you much. Mark Lord works on getting the driver
stable on 2.6.16.x kernels. After that he wants to port forward the

FWIW, there is quite a big libata update which I assume goes into
2.6.17-rc4-mm2. Maybe that helps?

With kind regards, Sander

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