Re: Daily crashes, incorrect RAID behaviour

From: Alistair John Strachan
Date: Tue Aug 15 2006 - 15:24:52 EST

On Tuesday 15 August 2006 19:28, Mike Dresser wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Aug 2006, Carsten Otto wrote:
> > Okay, after Ralf's message I found this newsgroup post:
> >
> >e&
> >
> >> You should be aware that currently
> >> Maxtor Maxline III's(7v300F0's) do not work properly due to a firmware
> >> bug. The current version shipping is VA111630, an update is available
> >> to VA111670 which merely reduces the frequency of timeouts that get the
> >> drive kicked out from the array.
> I'm running 680 now, and the 15 drives have been up for something like two
> months or so without issues at all.. Seems like the firmware fixes the
> problem.

Still, the RAID rebuild problem is worrying. I might have to deliberately
fault my RAID5 partitions and see if they rebuild correctly..


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