On Sun, Aug 20, 2006 at 03:22:45PM -0400, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> Jason Morgan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > I was setting up a new server (6.1 i386 STABLE) - more specifically, I
> > was mirroring the functioning server drive - when I suddenly got this:
> >
> > ad0 FAILURE - READ_DMA48 status=51<READY,DSC,ERROR>
> > error=40<UNCORRECTABLE> LBA=611703808
> > GEOM_MIRROR: Request failed (error=5). ad0[READ(offset=313192349696, 
> > length=131072)]
> >
> > Along with several more errors, which were very similar. At this point,
> > the server pretty much froze and would repeat the error at reboot, and
> > as gmirror began resyncing the drive, the server would crash. I've tried
> > disabling the mirror, fscking (multiple times), removing disks, and I
> > just got done reinstalling (which went just fine) and resyncing. I still
> > get the error and the system becomes unusable.
> >
> > So, my question is - and I suspect this is the case - is this a drive 
> > failure or some issue with the mirroring process?
> It *is* a drive failure, but I don't understand all of what's
> happening there.  It is possible that this is not a FATAL drive
> failure, but it's hard to be certain from this information.  If you
> can figure out which file contains the bad sector, you can rewrite
> that file and the drive may be able to recover.

Thanks for your reply. After messing with it some more, I decided to
just send the drive back and see if I have better luck with the
replacement. The sector that was damaged was on an almost-empty
portion of the disk, which was a bit strange to me. *shrugs*

Thanks again,

Jason Morgan
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