malcolm.kay at internode.on.net
Fri Aug 29 07:30:17 PDT 2003
On Fri, 29 Aug 2003 23:51, Jerry McAllister wrote:
> > I wanted to clear the dmesg -a output because i had this problem with
> > a IDE disk, wich give this message all over
> > ad0s1g: hard error reading fsbn 133851519 of 65253984-65254015 (ad0s1 bn
> > 133851519; cn 8331 tn 222 sn 18) status=59 error=40 ad0s1g: hard error
> > reading fsbn 133851519 of 65253984-65254015 (ad0s1 bn 133851519; cn 8331
> > tn 222 sn 18) status=59 error=40 ad0s1g: hard error reading fsbn
> > 133851519 of 65253984-65254015 (ad0s1 bn 133851519; cn 8331 tn 222 sn 18)
> > status=59 error=40 ... and so one
> > i mirrored the disk and change with other, and now is dificult to see
> > if that is ok...unless i clear the buffer to see if the messages keep on
> I don't understand. Mirroring a failing disk will not stop it from
> failing or eliminate/reduce disk errors from it. Even if it suppresses
> some of the error messages, the disk would still be failing.
I don't believe he is talking about RAID.
I think he means he has copied the disk to another and then substituted the
copy for the original.
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