[nycbug-talk] 2x 3Ware Escalade 9500S-4LP SATA

Francisco Reyes lists
Sat Dec 31 11:51:31 EST 2005

Gordon Smith writes:

> Sounds really compelling.  I think Ike mentioned that *his* issue was the
> use of the 3Ware card with SMP enabled in FreeBSD 6.  Do you have SMP
> enabled in the same 6 Stable machine that has the 3Ware card installed?

It's a dual Opteron machine. I think it's 244s. Running i386 FreeBSD.
I have it running bonnie on a loop since yesterday (Friday 12-29).
We also left it overnight running bonnie the night before that. So far no 

FreeBSD/SMP: Multiprocessor System Detected: 2 CPUs
 cpu0 (BSP): APIC ID:  0
 cpu1 (AP): APIC ID:  1

       -------Sequential Output-------- ---Sequential Input-- --Random--
        -Per Char- --Block--- -Rewrite-- -Per Char- --Block--- --Seeks---
Machine MB K/sec %CPU K/sec %CPU K/sec %CPU K/sec %CPU K/sec %CPU  /sec %CPU
      4000 84454 93.3 152340 46.9 50510 17.2 54282 64.9 93387 19.4 457.3 2.1

Raid 10 with 6 drives (+2 hot spares which should not have affected the 

Just running bonnie to burn the machine in.. to make sure it won't day early 
on.. Had a machine a week ago that died the second day it was at the office. 
That's why I like to let something running on the machines for a few days 
before dragging them to the data center.

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