peter at boosten.org
Sat Feb 16 18:30:43 UTC 2008
Brian A. Seklecki wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-02-16 at 17:59 +0100, Peter Boosten wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Just found these messages in my logfile. Is it something to worry about?
>> I've never seen them before upgrading to 6.3.
>> ra kernel: ad0: TIMEOUT - READ_DMA48 retrying (1 retry left) LBA=281550271
>> ra kernel: ad0: FAILURE - READ_DMA48 status=51<READY,DSC,ERROR>
>> error=4<ABORTED> LBA=281550271
> Yea -- normally that means a bad sector(*), and where there's one,
> there's bound to be more. Failed drive eventually.
> I would pull this server from rotation and run a full surface sector
> scan on it (download an ISO of "Hiran's Boot CD")
Brian, thanks for your answer (and sugggestion).
Isn't a drive supposed to mark a bad sector as bad and ignore it (that
is: not use it anymore)?
More information about the freebsd-questions