error - ad2: FAILURE

Mike Jeays mike.jeays at
Thu Sep 2 02:49:24 UTC 2010

On September 1, 2010 10:29:42 pm Xihong Yin wrote:
> Hi,
> I received the following error when I try to access files in some of the
> directories in /usr and when the computer boots. ad2s1f is mounted on
> /usr.
> LBA=37370159 g_vfs_done():ad2s1f[READ(offset=15415558144,
> length=16384)]error = 5
> Is this a sign of hard drive failure? Can I fix the error or do I have to
> replace the hard drive?
> Regards,
> Xihong
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I would think it is a hardware error, and the disk has run out of replacement 
sectors. If possible, it should be replaced, and any valuable data copied to 
somewhere safe, as soon as possible.


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