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From: Tejun Heo <>
To: Emmeran Seehuber <>
Subject: Re: sporadic SATA port resets (Broadcom BCM5785 (HT1000))
Date: Fri, 09 Feb 2007 08:54:12 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
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Emmeran Seehuber wrote:
>>> Does somebody have a glue whats going on here? Could it be a hardware
>>> failure?
>> It might be.  Quite some SATA bug reports turn out to be hardware
>> problem, most commonly PSU issues.
> The power supply unit (you meant this with PSU, didn`t you?) has 800 Watt, so 
> it should be powerfull enough for one harddisk and no graphics board.

I see.

>>> Do you need additional information?
>> Yeah, please post the content of /var/log/boot.msg if available and the
>> result of dmesg and lspci -nn.
> We don`t have a /var/log/boot.msg, but it seems the boot messages were saved 
> in /var/log/dmesg, so I attached it.

Yeap, that's exactly what I wanted.  So, the driver is sata_svw and 
errors are timeouts for both reads and writes with BMDMA engine still 
running.  It looks like transmission errors to me.  Can you post the 
result of 'smartctl -a /dev/sdX'?


  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-09 13:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-07 17:17 Emmeran Seehuber
2007-02-09  9:19 ` Tejun Heo
2007-02-09 11:37   ` Emmeran Seehuber
2007-02-09 13:54     ` Tejun Heo [this message]
2007-02-09 17:09       ` Emmeran Seehuber
2007-02-10  6:49         ` Tejun Heo
2007-02-10  8:42           ` Emmeran Seehuber
2007-02-11 22:19             ` Tejun Heo
2007-02-09 17:56 koan

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