Re: Conner 1060S (was "more NCR53c8xx ext2 problems")

Herbert Rosmanith (
Sat, 7 Sep 1996 02:13:03 +0200 (MET DST)

> >Uhm, this triggers something in my mind: Is ist a Conner CFP 1060S ?
> >That drive was delivered with a bug in it's caching algorithm that
> >manifested mainly with Linux (and especially with e2fsck). My
> >CFP1060S had that symptom but works fine since I downloaded some
> >new firmware to the drive. (Depending on the ROM version the upgrade
> >can be done in Software only on a PC that has the ASPI interface ...)

I bought 2 cfp1060s about 1 1/2 years ago, but was too lazy to update
the firmware. Now, with linux-2.0.*, the e2fsck bugs are quite gone.
e2fsck now says "restart from the beginning" after it has seen bad
blocks (98374598345 > #blocks) and an error is then never seen again ...