installworld error: ad0: FAILURE - READ_DMA status=51<READY, DSC, ERROR> error=40<UNCORRECTABLE> LBA=28071584

Garrett Cooper yanegomi at
Fri Jan 4 14:48:55 UTC 2013

On Fri, Jan 4, 2013 at 3:23 AM, Anton Shterenlikht <mexas at> wrote:


> Is my disk dying?

Uncorrectable read errors suggest yes (especially because the LBA
varies between the two error messages). I would definitely backup your
data at the very least, and as others suggested use smartmontools [via
a livecd?].

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