Ideas To Save Failing System?
drew at mykitchentable.net
Sun Sep 14 17:49:36 PDT 2003
I have system running 4.8 that seems to be losing a hard drive. I have many
entries such as these in /var/log/messages:
Sep 14 17:44:43 blacksheep /kernel: ad0s1a: UDMA ICRC error writing fsbn
131265 of 65600-65615 (ad0s1 bn 131265; cn 10 tn 93 sn 36) status=51
Sep 14 17:44:43 blacksheep /kernel: ad0s1a: hard error writing fsbn 131808
of 65872-65887 (ad0s1 bn 131808; cn 10 tn 102 sn 12) status=51 error=04
I have a root session on the machine but it will not respond to any
commands. Everything gets errors such as these:
blacksheep# shutdown -r now
/sbin/shutdown: Input/output error.
blacksheep# ps -acux
/bin/ps: Input/output error.
Segmentation fault (core dumped)
Is there anything I can do to save this machine? I'm afraid if I power it
off, the disk will be corrupt and it probably won't boot. I'd really like
to make a backup and then replace the disk. Any ideas?
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