ad0: TIMEOUT - Is my disk dying?
rottweilertje at rottnic.nl
Fri Mar 30 07:15:22 UTC 2007
On Mar 30, 2007, at 9:09 AM, Wood, Russell wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org [mailto:owner-freebsd-
>> questions at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Guido Demmenie
>> Sent: Friday, 30 March 2007 3:00 PM
>> To: Christian Walther
>> Cc: FreeBSD Users Questions
>> Subject: Re: ad0: TIMEOUT - Is my disk dying?
>> On Mar 29, 2007, at 11:20 PM, Christian Walther wrote:
>>> I'm seeing a lot of the following messages lately:
>>> Mar 29 21:02:01 pixie kernel: ad0: TIMEOUT - READ_DMA retrying (1
>>> retry left) LBA=13554983
>>> Mar 29 21:02:34 pixie kernel: ad0: TIMEOUT - READ_DMA retrying (1
>>> retry left) LBA=35376691
>> You also might want to give smartmontools a try. This can be found
>> in the portscollection (sysutils/smartmontools). This will query
>> the SMART tool built in most IDE drives. You can let the harddrive
>> do a selfcheck. And gather some statistics from your drive.
> When you have a suspected faulty hard drive, the last thing you
> want to
> do is use it.
> - Russell
Can you tell me why?
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