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Old 02-15-2012, 10:43 PM
Jonathan Nieder
 
Default Bug#490903: kernel panic on boot with megaraid_mbox driver

found 490903 linux-2.6/2.6.25-6
found 490903 linux-2.6/2.6.26-1
tags 490903 + upstream moreinfo
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Hi,

Daniel Dickinson wrote:

> While it is supposed to work, and did prior to .25, non-RAID devices
> (in my case on the second channel) on this controller is the affected
> use case. This is probably because of a change in the driver that
> fails to address a bug in certain newer firmware, or a previous patch
> for a bug in another card by the same vendor. Moving the devices to a
> different controller entirely is a workaround, if you have the
> hardware/slots to do it.

Do I understand correctly that the kernel panics would occur with some
firmware versions and not with others?

Do you still have access to the affected hardware? If so, how is it
coping these days? Did later firmware updates or kernel upgrades
change anything?

Curious,
Jonathan



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Old 02-15-2012, 10:45 PM
Jonathan Nieder
 
Default Bug#490903: kernel panic on boot with megaraid_mbox driver

(resending with newer address for Daniel)
Hi,

Daniel Dickinson wrote:

> While it is supposed to work, and did prior to .25, non-RAID devices
> (in my case on the second channel) on this controller is the affected
> use case. This is probably because of a change in the driver that
> fails to address a bug in certain newer firmware, or a previous patch
> for a bug in another card by the same vendor. Moving the devices to a
> different controller entirely is a workaround, if you have the
> hardware/slots to do it.

Do I understand correctly that the kernel panics would occur with some
firmware versions and not with others?

Do you still have access to the affected hardware? If so, how is it
coping these days? Did later firmware updates or kernel upgrades
change anything?

Curious,
Jonathan



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