It seems Len Conrad wrote:
> False alert!
> On a hint from Soeren Schmidt, we looked at the Promise ATA cables.  The 1U 
> box integrator had reversed the cable,  controller-end to disk, and 
> disk-end to controller.
> With great difficulty, due to the cable routing having the middle ATA 
> connector falling right on a too-small feedthrough hole (could explain why 
> the integrator reversed the cable in the first place. it's a "reversible" 
> flat cable after all!!), we got the cable connected controller-end to 
> controller, and disk-end to disk and dmesg now shows;
> ar0: 39083MB <ATA SPAN array> [4982/255/63] status: READY subdisks:
>   0 READY ad4: 39083MB <Maxtor 6Y040L0> [79408/16/63] at ata2-master UDMA133
> ar1: 39083MB <ATA SPAN array> [4982/255/63] status: READY subdisks:
>   0 READY ad6: 39083MB <Maxtor 6Y040L0> [79408/16/63] at ata3-master UDMA133
> Thanks Soeren!!

Glad to be of help :) let me know if other problems show up!


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