Hello,

last week came out new firmware for the LSI 9300-16i. My ditributor
tested this on the system described below. They said the issue is
gone.  I will recheck this in detail tonight.

Frank


Thursday, September 8, 2016, 12:39:47 AM, you wrote:

FM> I testet now without SSDs and with only 1 HDD in a testpool - same errors...

FM> Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 6:39:06 PM, you wrote:

FM>> Hi,

FM>> I forward this message because there is no reaction yet in the
FM>> OmniOS-list hoping anybody can help here...


FM>> This is a forwarded message
FM>> From: Frank M. <info....@gmx.de>
FM>> To: Bob Friesenhahn <bfrie...@simple.dallas.tx.us>
FM>> Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 3:18:06 PM
FM>> Subject: [OmniOS-discuss] LSI 9300-16i SAS and OmniOS?

FM>> ===8<==============Original message text===============
FM>> Hi,

FM>> I have an new system with a LSI 9300-16i in slot3 of a X10DRi-T4+
FM>> motherboard on a 6G-Backplane.
FM>> In my short tests with barmetal OmniOS there were no problems. But I
FM>> would use VMware-virtualized OmniOS with passthrough LSI-HBA. And here
FM>> I have massive problems... The disks/pools crash after a short time
FM>> with low load.
FM>> I testet the HBA in another PCIe-slot - I havn´t seen any problems, but
FM>> I havn´t looked into the logfile.

FM>> Supermicro recommended to set jumper JI2C1 and JI2C2 to
FM>> 2-3 - but they were set to this already. So I set the jumper to 1-2.
FM>> Now disks/pools crash still earlier.

FM>> The HBA gets very hot, but I testet it also with "special" airflow -
FM>> the same....

FM>> I attached the logfile...

FM>> What does it mean "FastPath":
FM>> ----
FM>> Sep  6 15:07:05 test-san1 scsi: [ID 243001 kern.info]  
FM>> w5000cca24200d4fd FastPath Capable and Enabled
FM>> Sep  6 15:07:05 test-san1 scsi: [ID 243001 kern.info]  
FM>> w4433221106000000 FastPath Capable but Disabled
FM>> Sep  6 15:07:05 test-san1 scsi: [ID 243001 kern.info]  
FM>> w5000cca24200d4c9 FastPath Capable and Enabled
FM>> Sep  6 15:07:05 test-san1 scsi: [ID 243001 kern.info]  
FM>> w5000cca2426fff85 FastPath Capable and Enabled
FM>> Sep  6 15:07:05 test-san1 scsi: [ID 243001 kern.info]  
FM>> w5000cca24200d33d FastPath Capable and Enabled
FM>> Sep  6 15:07:05 test-san1 scsi: [ID 243001 kern.info]  
FM>> w5000cca24200d4c9 FastPath Capable and Enabled
FM>> ----
FM>> and later:
FM>> ----
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:19 test-san1 scsi: [ID 107833 kern.warning] WARNING:
FM>> /pci@0,0/pci15ad,7a0@18/pci1000,3130@0 (mpt_sas19):
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:19 test-san1       MPT Firmware Fault, code: 5854
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:21 test-san1 scsi: [ID 365881 kern.info]
FM>> /pci@0,0/pci15ad,7a0@18/pci1000,3130@0 (mpt_sas19):
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:21 test-san1       MPT Firmware version v12.0.0.0 (SAS3008)
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:21 test-san1 scsi: [ID 365881 kern.info]
FM>> /pci@0,0/pci15ad,7a0@18/pci1000,3130@0 (mpt_sas19):
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:21 test-san1       mpt_sas19 SAS 3 Supported
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:21 test-san1 scsi: [ID 365881 kern.info]
FM>> /pci@0,0/pci15ad,7a0@18/pci1000,3130@0 (mpt_sas19):
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:21 test-san1       mpt19: IOC Operational.
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:28 test-san1 scsi: [ID 243001 kern.info]  
FM>> w4433221100000000 FastPath Capable but Disabled
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:28 test-san1 last message repeated 1 time
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:28 test-san1 scsi: [ID 243001 kern.info]  
FM>> w4433221101000000 FastPath Capable but Disabled
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:28 test-san1 last message repeated 1 time
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:29 test-san1 scsi: [ID 243001 kern.info]  
FM>> w4433221102000000 FastPath Capable but Disabled
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:29 test-san1 last message repeated 1 time
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:29 test-san1 scsi: [ID 243001 kern.info]  
FM>> w4433221103000000 FastPath Capable but Disabled
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:29 test-san1 last message repeated 1 time
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:29 test-san1 scsi: [ID 243001 kern.info]  
FM>> w4433221106000000 FastPath Capable but Disabled
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:29 test-san1 last message repeated 1 time
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:29 test-san1 scsi: [ID 243001 kern.info]  
FM>> w4433221107000000 FastPath Capable but Disabled
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:29 test-san1 last message repeated 1 time
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:31 test-san1 scsi: [ID 107833 kern.warning] WARNING:
FM>> /pci@0,0/pci15ad,7a0@18/pci1000,3130@0 (mpt_sas19):
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:31 test-san1       MPT Firmware Fault, code: 5854
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:32 test-san1 scsi: [ID 365881 kern.info]
FM>> /pci@0,0/pci15ad,7a0@18/pci1000,3130@0 (mpt_sas19):
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:32 test-san1       MPT Firmware version v12.0.0.0 (SAS3008)
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:32 test-san1 scsi: [ID 365881 kern.info]
FM>> /pci@0,0/pci15ad,7a0@18/pci1000,3130@0 (mpt_sas19):
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:32 test-san1       mpt_sas19 SAS 3 Supported
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:32 test-san1 scsi: [ID 365881 kern.info]
FM>> /pci@0,0/pci15ad,7a0@18/pci1000,3130@0 (mpt_sas19):
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:32 test-san1       mpt19: IOC Operational.
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:40 test-san1 scsi: [ID 243001 kern.info]  
FM>> w4433221100000000 FastPath Capable but Disabled
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:40 test-san1 scsi: [ID 243001 kern.info]  
FM>> w4433221101000000 FastPath Capable but Disabled
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:40 test-san1 scsi: [ID 243001 kern.info]  
FM>> w4433221102000000 FastPath Capable but Disabled
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:40 test-san1 scsi: [ID 243001 kern.info]  
FM>> w4433221103000000 FastPath Capable but Disabled
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:41 test-san1 scsi: [ID 243001 kern.info]  
FM>> w4433221106000000 FastPath Capable but Disabled
FM>> Sep  6 15:10:41 test-san1 scsi: [ID 243001 kern.info]  
FM>> w4433221107000000 FastPath Capable but Disabled
FM>> ----

FM>> For information:
FM>> pool1 6x SATA-SSD Raidz2
FM>> pool2 4x SAS-HDD 2 mirrored vdev with SATA-SSD l2arc

FM>> I hope anybody has any useful hints...

FM>> PS:
FM>> Tonight I want to test with only one HDD...

FM>> Frank


FM>> Sunday, September 4, 2016, 4:46:45 PM, you wrote:

BF>>> On Sun, 4 Sep 2016, Peter Tribble wrote:

>>>> On Sat, Sep 3, 2016 at 10:42 PM, Bob Friesenhahn <
>>>> bfrie...@simple.dallas.tx.us> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Is the LSI 9300-16i SAS support in OmniOS known to be robust?
>>>>>
>>>>> I am planning to use it with the SuperMicro SC836BA-R920B 3U case and
>>>>> Supermicro X10DRi-T4+ motherboard to build a storage server.
>>>>>
>>>>> Is there anything about this HBA and motherboard that might cause an 
>>>>> issue?
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Should be good. We're using that X10DRi-T4+ motherboard with the LSI
>>>> 9300-8i HBA (in the 2U chassis,
>>>> where the 16i wouldn't fit), and everything has worked perfectly so far.

BF>>> That is good to hear.  I did not see any hardware on the motherboard 
BF>>> which is not supported by OmniOS.

BF>>> Something which is not clear to me (or to my computer builder) is if 
BF>>> using a 12gb SAS HBA and 12gb SAS disks with a passive backplane 
BF>>> described by SuperMicro as being 3g/6g might cause issues.  It is not 
BF>>> clear if the end devices somehow detect that the chassis is certified 
BF>>> for 6g or if they will use 12g and possibly work just fine, or 
BF>>> encounter issues.  The signalling and cables for 6g and 12g are the 
BF>>> same, but with 12g using a higher clocking rate.

BF>>> Bob











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