On Wed, 21 Jul 2004, Greg McRandal wrote:
>> We've a box here with RH9 on it and some hardware RAID.
> Looking through "ps aux" we found this
>> USER PID %CPU %MEM VSZ RSS TTY STAT START TIME COMMAND
> root 19 0.0 0.0 0 0 ? DW 11:12 0:00 [aarich watchdog]
>> This looks odd, having a process in state DW. It seems to always be
> in this state. Googleing for "aarich watchdog" turns up another
> guy having the same problem but without a resolution.
>> Any tips/pointers very much appreciated.
Well, you could for one try specifying what the hardware is. However,
aarich - sounds like Adapatec AAR SATA "RAID" controller based on
Intel ICH-5. Which is *not* hardware RAID, if it was sold to you as
such you've been had.
Try using the ata_piix libata driver and linux software raid instead.
You might need to upgrade your kernel though, see:
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