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From: Luben Tuikov <ltuikov@yahoo.com>
To: linux-scsi <linux-scsi@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Infinite retries reading the partition table
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2006 17:53:25 -0800 (PST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <994367.96477.qm@web31806.mail.mud.yahoo.com> (raw)

--- Luben Tuikov <ltuikov@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Suppose reading sector 0 always reports an error,
> sense key HARDWARE ERROR.
> 
> What I'm observing is that the request to read sector 0,
> reading partition information, is retried forever, ad infinitum.
> 
> Does anyone have a patch to resolve this? (2.6.19-rc6)

Actually the device sends SK: MEDIUM ERROR, ASC: UNRECOVERED READ ERR,
but SCSI Core seems to retry reading the partition table (sector 0)
forever.

Anyone seen this and/or has a patch in their tree for it?

   Luben
P.S.  This is fairly straightforward to inject/test.


             reply	other threads:[~2006-11-30  1:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2006-11-30  1:53 Luben Tuikov [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2006-11-30  1:22 Luben Tuikov
2006-12-01  5:47 ` Andrew Morton
2006-12-01  6:34   ` Luben Tuikov
2006-12-01  7:29     ` Andrew Morton
2006-12-01  8:32       ` Luben Tuikov
2006-12-05 20:40         ` Michael Reed
2006-12-06  5:00           ` Luben Tuikov
2006-12-06  5:08             ` Andrew Morton
2006-12-06  6:10               ` Luben Tuikov
2006-12-06 15:59               ` James Bottomley
2006-12-06 20:24                 ` Luben Tuikov
2006-12-07 18:16                   ` James Bottomley
2006-12-07 19:14                     ` Luben Tuikov
2006-12-07 21:15                       ` James Bottomley
2006-12-06 10:48       ` Etienne.Vogt

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