>>>> Is there any way to tell the card to forget about not having a BBU >>>> and behave as if it did? >>> Short of modifying the code...I do not know of any. >> Well, I've now got BBUs on order for the three identical machines to >> see if that does anything to improve matters - I'll report back when >> I've fitted them. A glance through the 2.26.05.007 driver code shows >> no references to the BBU, so the different code paths (with BBU and >> without) must be in the firmware itself. > > If your card is on a PCI riser try running it plugged directly in the > slot (if you can) and see if that helps. > He said his card is directly plugged in.