Fwd: This has begun to annoy me...
michael.ross at gmx.net
Fri Feb 1 15:43:50 PST 2008
Am 01.02.2008, 23:14 Uhr, schrieb Kurt Buff <kurt.buff at gmail.com>:
> > +ad6: TIMEOUT - WRITE_DMA retrying (1 retry left) LBA=4570911
> > +ad6: TIMEOUT - WRITE_DMA retrying (1 retry left) LBA=42958719
> > +ad6: TIMEOUT - WRITE_DMA retrying (1 retry left) LBA=113343327
> > +ad6: TIMEOUT - WRITE_DMA retrying (1 retry left) LBA=117315327
Sooner or later. this messages will be followed by something along the
ad6: WRITE_DMA failed
and you'll get READ_DMA failures as well.
As others have suggested, do not trust this drive.
You may command
atacontrol mode ad6 pio
The errors will disappear. Use this if you can't backup because the reads
Worked for me. YMMV.
> I've installed the port, and started the daemon. We'll see what tomorrow
Even if smart does not find anything -- use the drive for junk purposes at
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