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From: Olivier Galibert <>
To: Alan <>
Cc: "Hack inc." <>
Subject: Re: What does this scsi error mean ?
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2007 15:08:46 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070115231452.3528bd32@localhost.localdomain>

On Mon, Jan 15, 2007 at 11:14:52PM +0000, Alan wrote:
> > Both smart and the internal blade diagnostics say "everything is a-ok
> > with the drive, there hasn't been any error ever except a bunch of
> > corrected ECC ones, and no more than with a similar drive in another
> > working blade".  Hence my initial post.  "Hardware error" is kinda
> > imprecise, so I was wondering whether it was unexpected controller
> > answer, detected transmission error, block write error, sector not
> > found...  Is there a way to have more information?
> Well the right place to look would indeed have been the SMART data
> providing the drive didn't get into a state it couldn't update it.
> Hardware error comes from the drive deciding something is wrong (or a
> raid card faking it I guess). That covers everything from power
> fluctuations and overheating through firmware consistency failures and
> more.
> If you pull the drive and test it in another box does it show the same ?

Ok, inverted the disks, got a crash of the same blade with the new
disk, so the problem is not the drive itself.  Gonna try inverting two
blades to check if it's the power supply connector/rail.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2007-01-18 14:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-15 17:16 Olivier Galibert
2007-01-15 18:45 ` Alan
2007-01-15 21:45   ` Olivier Galibert
2007-01-15 23:14     ` Alan
2007-01-16  0:10       ` Olivier Galibert
2007-01-18 14:08       ` Olivier Galibert [this message]
2007-02-07 17:43         ` Olivier Galibert
2007-01-16 15:16     ` linux-os (Dick Johnson)
2007-01-16 15:47       ` Alan
2007-01-16 17:25         ` Olivier Galibert
2007-01-15 23:27 ` Stefan Richter
2007-01-15 23:35   ` Olivier Galibert

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