--- On Fri, 1/30/09, Gabe <n...@att.net> wrote:

> From: Gabe <n...@att.net>
> Subject: atacontrol + highpoint raid & hot-swappable bays = reboot?
> To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> Date: Friday, January 30, 2009, 2:40 AM
> Hello list,
> 
> I've come upon a problem I've googled the daylights
> out of, further I've read atacontrol(8) up and down
> without success. My goal is simple, I have a supermicro 1U
> with hot-swappable drive bays which hold 2 SATA drives that
> are connected to a PCI highpoint rocket raid card. I need to
> be able to simulate a failure on HDD1 (drive bay 2) and
> I've been trying to do it by following the handbook
> here: [18.4.3]
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/raid.html
> to no avail.
> 
> atacontrol detach ata3
> <pull drive out>
> <wait some time>
> <put drive in>
> atacontrol attach ata3
> <HDD is recognized and listed in 'list'
> command>
> atacontrol addspare ar0 ata3
> 
> Now this is when I encounter a "Device Busy"
> error. In order to recover from this I've tried
> detaching and attaching to no avail, rebooting just makes
> atacontrol status ar0 only show disk 1 even though disk 2
> (ata3) is listed in atacontrol list.
> 
> See below for a transcript from the shell, hopefully
> someone can provide some insight before I flip out. :)
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> /gabe
> 
> atap...@pci0:1:3:0:   class=0x010400 card=0x00011103
> chip=0x00051103 rev=0x02 hdr=0x00
>     vendor     = 'Triones Technologies Inc.
> (HighPoint)'
>     device     = 'HPT372x UDMA/ATA133 RAID
> Controller'
>     class      = mass storage
>     subclass   = RAID
> 
> Jan 30 02:19:00 amnesiac kernel: hptrr: HPT RocketRAID
> controller driver v1.1 (Feb 24 2008 19:59:27)
> Jan 30 02:19:00 amnesiac kernel: ar0: 76319MB <HighPoint
> v2 RocketRAID RAID1> status: READY
> 
> Script started on Fri Jan 30 02:21:01 2009
> amnesiac# atacontrol  list
> 
> ATA channel 0:
> 
>     Master:      no device present
> 
>     Slave:       no device present
> 
> ATA channel 1:
> 
>     Master: acd0 <CD-224E/1.9A> ATA/ATAPI revision 0
> 
>     Slave:       no device present
> 
> ATA channel 2:
> 
>     Master:  ad4 <ST380817AS/3.42> Serial ATA v1.0
> 
>     Slave:       no device present
> 
> ATA channel 3:
> 
>     Master:  ad6 <ST380817AS/3.42> Serial ATA v1.0
> 
>     Slave:       no device present
> 
> amnesiac# atacontrol  status  ar0
> 
> ar0: ATA RAID1 status: READY
> 
>  subdisks:
> 
>    0 ad6  ONLINE
> 
>    1 ad4  ONLINE
> 
> amnesiac# atacontrol  detach  ata2
> 
> amnesiac# tail  -n5  /var/log/messages 
> 
> Jan 30 02:19:00 amnesiac savecore: no dumps found
> 
> Jan 30 02:19:39 amnesiac login: ROOT LOGIN (root) ON ttyv0
> 
> Jan 30 02:21:38 amnesiac kernel: ar0: WARNING - mirror
> protection lost. RAID1 array in DEGRADED mode
> 
> Jan 30 02:21:38 amnesiac kernel: subdisk4: detached
> 
> Jan 30 02:21:38 amnesiac kernel: ad4: detached
> 
> amnesiac# atacontrol  attach  ata2
> 
> Master:  ad4 <ST380817AS/3.42> Serial ATA v1.0
> 
> Slave:       no device present
> 
> amnesiac# atacontrol  status  ar0
> 
> ar0: ATA RAID1 status: DEGRADED
> 
>  subdisks:
> 
>    0 ad6  ONLINE
> 
>    1 ---- MISSING
> 
> amnesiac# atacontrol  list
> 
> ATA channel 0:
> 
>     Master:      no device present
> 
>     Slave:       no device present
> 
> ATA channel 1:
> 
>     Master: acd0 <CD-224E/1.9A> ATA/ATAPI revision 0
> 
>     Slave:       no device present
> 
> ATA channel 2:
> 
>     Master:  ad4 <ST380817AS/3.42> Serial ATA v1.0
> 
>     Slave:       no device present
> 
> ATA channel 3:
> 
>     Master:  ad6 <ST380817AS/3.42> Serial ATA v1.0
> 
>     Slave:       no device present
> 
> amnesiac# atacontrol  addspare  ar0  ad4
> 
> atacontrol: ioctl(IOCATARAIDADDSPARE): Device busy
> 
> amnesiac# ^Dexit
> 
> Script done on Fri Jan 30 02:22:47 2009
> 
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Oh man, so we're all stumped? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
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