On Thu, Apr 14, 2016 at 10:37 PM, Warren Block <wbl...@wonkity.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Apr 2016, Warner Losh wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 14, 2016 at 9:56 PM, Warren Block <wbl...@wonkity.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, 14 Apr 2016, Warner Losh wrote:
>> The CAM I/O scheduler has been committed to current. This
>> work is described
>> in https://people.freebsd.org/~imp/bsdcan2015/iosched-v3.pdf
>> though the
>> default scheduler doesn't change the default (old) behavior.
>> One possible issue, however, is that it also enables NCQ
>> Trims on ada SSDs.
>> There are a few rogue drives that claim support for this
>> feature, but
>> actually implement data corrupt instead of queued trims. The
>> list of known
>> rogues is believed to be complete, but some caution is in
>> Is the list of drives queryable? Is there an easy way to tell if
>> the currently-connected drives are on the list?
>> /usr/src/sys/cam/ata/ata_da.c has the list.
>> dmesg will tell you if it detected a bad one since it prints the drive's
>> But that's no big deal, because the bad one work just fine if you never
>> a NCQ TRIM. This small group of drives were early adapters of this
>> Here's the full list of known rogues:
>> Crucial/Micron M500 (all firmware prior to MU07)
>> Micron M510 MU01 firmware (newer firmware is good)
>> Crucial/Micron M550 MU01 firmware (newer firmware is good)
>> Crucial MX100 MU01 firmware (newer firmware is good)
>> FCCT M500 all firmware
>> Samsung 830 all firmware
>> Samsung 840 all firmware
>> Samsung 850 all firmware
>> All of these are at least 18 months old (if not older). There's some
>> confusing in Linux lists on
>> the full impact of the Samsung drives (there was a bug in the Linux
>> implementation (that can't
>> be present in the FreeBSD implementation) that may have been the root
>> cause for the Samsung
>> black listing). Out of an abundance of caution, I've kept them in the
>> list. Also, it's my belief that
>> the Crucial/Micron models with MU01 firmware were mostly corrected after
>> early samples
>> since most of the channel drives I've helped people debug had MU02
>> firmware. Also, a quick
>> google search shows the MU02 firmware for each of these models has been
>> available for
>> at least a year.
> After updating a Dell E7240, booting showed a bunch of FPDMA errors and
> then panicked after about 30 seconds.
> The SSD is a Samsung PM851 mSATA drive with firmware EXT4AD0Q. I believe
> this is the OEM version of the Samsung 840 Evo. According to the Dell
> support page, the machine shipped on January 22, 2015. So while the drive
> might not have been manufactured in a while, Dell was still using them that
> recently. Note that this is a used machine, I have only had it a week.
> After booting with mfsBSD, a quick fsck, and setting
> kern.cam.ada.0.quirks=0x2 in /boot/loader.conf, it came up without errors
> and appears to be working normally.
What does "camcontrol identify" say for this drive? Sounds like a good
candidate for a quirk...
Thanks for testing.
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