Re: Hard disk problem:

From: Kip Macy (
Date: Fri Jul 27 2001 - 00:42:58 EST

I don't know my drives that well, but it looks like a drive problem to me.

> Is this a hardware or software problem, or could it be either?
> Jul 26 23:51:59 asdf kernel: hda: dma_intr: status=0x51
> { DriveReady SeekComplete Error }

I believe that his means the drive failed to seek to the desired sector,
it was either miscalibrated, or the sector was bad.

> Jul 26 23:51:59 asdf kernel: hda: dma_intr: error=0x40
> { UncorrectableError }, LBAsect=8545004, sector=62608
> Jul 26 23:51:59 asdf kernel: end_request: I/O error, dev 03:05
> (hda), sector 62608

I believe that this means that even with the on disk ECC the data from
the sector was not recoverable.


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