On Sun, Apr 19, 2009 at 6:59 PM, Zane C.B. <v.ve...@vvelox.net> wrote:
> On Sun, 19 Apr 2009 14:36:40 +0100 > Bruce Cran <br...@cran.org.uk> wrote: > > > On Sun, 19 Apr 2009 08:49:10 -0400 > > Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-lo...@be-well.ilk.org> wrote: > > > > > Hmm. ICRC errors are about the controller talking to the disk > > > electronics. They don't generally have anything to do with the > > > magnetic medium itself. > > > > > > Try replacing the cable. > > > > The only time I've seen ICRC errors was when FreeBSD was programming > > UDMA100 mode when I only had a UDMA33 cable installed. Overridding > > the mode using atacontrol solved it, as did installing a UDMA66 > > cable. > > I've seen the issue quit often in cheap, or long, UDMA100 cables as > well. > i haven't tried changing the cable, but it is just a standard sata cable, those about a foot long. it is doing ok right now but still would like to do some checks on it. See, the biggest problem was actually caused by S.M.A.R.T that day i posted, which i had enabled the day before and forgot about. The whole computer was acting up when accessing disks and i saw the error more frequent till it actually caused a panic, hard rebooted, and vanished from the bios listing. When i pulled it out it seemed somewhat overheated. the thing is though, i never had S.M.A.R.T enabled before and still saw the error sometimes; and pretty sure it depended on the install - either i see it often, or not at all on this particular disk. anyway, thanks all for the input _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"