Read_dma timeout - FreeBSD 6-1
dom at helenmarks.co.uk
Fri Jan 19 10:30:48 UTC 2007
On Fri, 19 Jan 2007 08:02:00 +0000
"Ikare.run" <ikare.run at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've got some troubles with sata disks (Maxtor DiamondMax 10 160go) :
> this is the second one I use in less than 1 month.
> With the first one, I got more and more ofently TIMEOUT - READ_DMA
> errors ... so I changed it last week (I thought the disk was broken) !
> And now, 10 days after installing the _new_ one, I re-get the sames
> errors. They appear randomly ...
> No log, no debug messages, just TIMEOUT - READ_DMA in dmesg
> Is there some tools on FreeBSD to test the SATA controler or the disks ?
> Some known bugs in drivers ?
> Does anyone get the same problem ?
> PS : when error occurs, the disk make a "click" !?!?
Sounds like it is dying. What controller is this attached to?
Have you tried another cable?
SMART reports are useful only if the error is
detectable / reported.
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