[CentOS] 3Ware 9550SX and latency/system responsiveness
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Thu Sep 13 15:25:06 UTC 2007
At 20:52 +0800 13/9/07, Feizhou wrote:
>Well, the first thing I noted was that the H8DA8 was not on the list
>of compatible motherboards on the 3ware website.
I challenged the vendor about that quite early on and was told that
they've used this combo before with no trouble, though I've yet to
press them on this point - but yes, that's a possibility I've not
The card's running the latest firmware that I know about, certainly
the fw in codeset 220.127.116.11 is the version intended to go with the
driver supplied in CentOS 4.5.
It's definitely in the right slot, not using a riser and it's running
at the right speed:
//serv1> /c0 show all
/c0 Controller Bus Type = PCIX
/c0 Controller Bus Width = 64 bits
/c0 Controller Bus Speed = 133 Mhz
I'll see if there's a motherboard BIOS update, thanks for the reminder on that.
If there is anyone on the list using a 9550SX with an H8DA8 could
they let me know whether or not they're seeing anything similar to
what I've described?
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