Brian A. Seklecki wrote:
On Sat, 2008-02-16 at 17:59 +0100, Peter Boosten wrote:
Just found these messages in my logfile. Is it something to worry about?
I've never seen them before upgrading to 6.3.
ra kernel: ad0: TIMEOUT - READ_DMA48 retrying (1 retry left) LBA=281550271
ra kernel: ad0: FAILURE - READ_DMA48 status=51<READY,DSC,ERROR>
Yea -- normally that means a bad sector(*), and where there's one,
there's bound to be more. Failed drive eventually.
I would pull this server from rotation and run a full surface sector
scan on it (download an ISO of "Hiran's Boot CD")
Brian, thanks for your answer (and sugggestion).
Isn't a drive supposed to mark a bad sector as bad and ignore it (that
is: not use it anymore)?
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