Re: qlogic 2312 problems on, 2.6.18rc4

From: Andrew Vasquez
Date: Wed Aug 16 2006 - 14:12:18 EST

On Tue, 15 Aug 2006, Arkadiusz Miskiewicz wrote:

> On Monday 14 August 2006 14:37, Arkadiusz Miskiewicz wrote:
> > On Monday 14 August 2006 09:46, Arkadiusz Miskiewicz wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I was using QLA2312 FC card on 32-bit machine with 6GB ram
> > > without problems. Recently I've switched to opteron dual core machine
> > > also with 6GB ram and I'm having serious problem with access to FC array.
> > >
> > > When I switch back to 32-bit machine the problem disappears. Some qla2312
> > > problems with 64bit machines?
> >
> > I've tested latest git (same as 2.6.18rc4 I guess) using latest ql2300
> > firmware from qlogic site.
> I have simply no idea what's going here :-(
> Everything works fine on 32-bit dual xeon machine with card inserted into PCI
> slot. Here in new dual core opteron machine the card sits in PCI-X slot. It's
> Thunder K8SRE S2891 mainboard, Transport GT24 B2891 1U barebone, Tyan M2075
> riser card, 2 x Opteron 270, 6GB ram.

Have you ruled out motherboard/memory issues? We've run 23xx and 24xx
boards on a variety of AMD64 motherboards with more than 4GB of

> Note that booting with 32-bit kernel (which works fine on Xeon system) doesn't
> cure the problem on Opteron system. Booting 64bit 2.6.18rc4 kernel with
> mem=3G also doesn't fix anything.

Hmm... Can you send your dmesg output post boot and driver load?

> /t is on tmpfs, /dev/sda2 in on FC array. Reading the same data several times
> and I get different md5sum results each time, see below.
> How I can track where corruption occurs?

Andrew Vasquez
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