As a result, the SATA card was changed to a different model and everything seemed to work. If irrational behaviour occurs, maybe try buying new cables, maybe that will solve the issue. If already so, try using the other port. Inquiring with StarTech, it was suggested that I should try the card in another computer – the only suitable machine for this is my Windows PC Windows 7, 64bit – where I had to install the dedicated Marvell Driver. Just in case filling the drive itself is the problem, I tried filling a partition that spans the entire drive instead – it still fails.

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I hope this workaround works for you. Under Linux copies or writes failed – be it to the drive itself or to the NTFS partition from Windows, under Windows the drive benchmarked fine. Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Last Jump to page: Bytheway, performances will probably inspected with another patch. I have upgrded to oneiric.

You need to log in to change this bug’s status. I’am testing for Natty and Maverick compiled for kernel. Launchpad Janitor 8s8e9123 wrote on Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else. In Live session or installation HD not recognized 5.


Decided to use libata. I’m still searching for the real solution for this problem but no success yet.

– Marvell 88SE SATA 6G controller problem

The slow write speed in Linux is also peculiar – as Windows is a little over 3 times as quick and normally it is Windows that is slow To post a comment you must log in. Is Book em Dano an automated process? How can this be investigated further?

Zero filling the partition instead of the drive seems a bit more stable but still fails – after 6. Attachment is the screen dump. Searching around, it 88se99123 that people consider the Marvell chips evil – well, unfortunately, I’m not in a position to purchase a several hundred pounds RAID card. I’am testing for Natty from http: Or can we reopen it just for oneiric – given that it looks like a patch got dropped then how do we ensure it works in Precise?

Occasionally during DVD burning the system would freeze, only a reboot worked.

I use it with bcache setups to check throughput. Any ideas, any suggestions? Sorry for another post but there is linuxx option to edit comments, as written before in the boot order option the bios see the raid as “IDE: There it is, some ideas, suggestions. Peter Limux peter-bsqt wrote on This makes me wonder whether all the problems were due to a faulty cable and worse error correction under Linux Chipset Hi Might I suggest using the fio program, should be able to give more information.


The installer did not crash, so is the requested information relevant?

SATA 6Gb/s – Marvell 88SE9123 new firmware, BIOS, and Drivers

Log files are shared on Pastebin for those that wish to peruse them with some initial comments at the start of the file: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Perhaps the other computer with windows has a better thermal solution. Same 88SE issue on both PC and same workaround worked on both. Download full text 6. Liinux is in line with the reported speed when looking at an array rebuild on the internal Intel SATA ports in the server.

As suggested on the forum, here is the output of some commands from in the live cd, ubuntu ubuntu: