Re: IDE feature request & problem

From: Vojtech Pavlik (
Date: Wed Dec 11 2002 - 15:04:16 EST

On Wed, Dec 11, 2002 at 01:20:43AM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Wed, 2002-12-11 at 00:24, Milan Roubal wrote:
> > Hi Alan,
> > I have got xfs partition and man fsck.xfs say
> > that it will run automatically on reboot.
> You need to force one. Something (I assume XFS) asked the disk for a
> stupid sector number. Thats mostly likely due to some kind of internal
> corruption on the XFS

Or the power supply doesn't give enough power to the drives anymore (my
350W PSU is having heavy problems with five or more drives), and the IDE
transfers get garbled. Note that there is no CRC protection for non-data
xfers even when UDMA is in use, which includes LBA sector addressing.

Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs
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