I think it is VERY unlikely that smartctl/smartd could harm the
environment, other than smartctl/smartd not functioning/reporting
correctly. But I can not give you a guarantee.
Ireneusz Pluta wrote:
> Bruce Allen pisze:
>> I don't think anyone has written saying that they have tested this.
>> Perhaps you could do a test and report if this worked OK?
> I do not have a problem with testing. The problem is, however, that I do
> not have a non-production environment for testing.
> So first, let me make sure if trying may harm my environment in any
> other way than only smartctl/smartd not functioning/reporting correctly.
> Could you advise?
>> Ireneusz Pluta wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> There is the following note in the 5.38 part of CHANGELOG:
>>> [BA] Fixed 3ware issue with new controllers. Documentation said
>>> that one could address up to 24 disks on a single controller,
>>> but in fact one was limited to 16 disks. This is now fixed:
>>> up to 32 disks can be addressed. Thanks to Adam Radford.
>>> NOTE3: NOT TESTED ON FREEBSD. Do not use this on a production
>>> I will remove this NOTE3 as soon as some positive test
>>> reports are recieved.
>>> Considering NOTE3 - is it still an issue?
>>> Can I use the 5.38 release on FreeBSD with 16 disks on 3ware 9650SE
>>> I would upgrade from 5.37.
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