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Re: is this drive dying?




On Sunday 15 April 2018 02:51:56 Jessica Litwin wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 15, 2018 at 2:47 AM, Gene Heskett <gheskett@xxxxxxxxxxx> 
wrote:
> > Greetings all;
> >
> > Wheezy on an atom board. Wheezy up to date.
> > This drive,mounted as /, has gone ro twice in 14 days. Doing nothing
> > but sitting there spinning and running wheezy's usual cron related
> > stuffs.
> >
> > Apr 14 07:54:58 shop kernel: [1221665.148392] ata1.00: exception
> > Emask 0x10 SAct 0x7ff00201 SErr 0x400100 action 0x6 frozen
> > Apr 14 07:54:58 shop kernel: [1221665.148403] ata1.00: irq_stat
> > 0x08000000, interface fatal error
> > Apr 14 07:54:58 shop kernel: [1221665.148412] ata1: SError: {
> > UnrecovData Handshk }
> > Apr 14 07:54:58 shop kernel: [1221665.148420] ata1.00: failed
> > command: WRITE FPDMA QUApr 15 02:23:13 shop kernel: imklog 5.8.11,
> > log source = /proc/kmsg started
> >
> > Is this a bad, probably red, sata cable, or a drive with a belly
> > ache?
> >
> > Thanks folks.
> > --
> > Cheers, Gene Heskett
> > --
> > "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
> >  soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
> > -Ed Howdershelt (Author)
> > Genes Web page <http://geneslinuxbox.net:6309/gene>
>
> Hey Gene,
>
> Something's rotten. ATA failed write?  Change drive data cable first,
> check with smartmontools to see if the drive fails a SMART check. If a
> replacement drive starts doing the same thing, treat the controller as
> suspect.
>
> HTH,
>
Installed it, ran it, don't see anything way out of line except the head 
flying hours is about the age of the universe. No re-allocated sectors. 
Got the long test running now, but suspecting cable, IIRC its a red one, 
and about the right age to have committed hari-kari.

Thanks jkl.

> // jkl



-- 
Cheers, Gene Heskett
--
"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
 soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt (Author)
Genes Web page <http://geneslinuxbox.net:6309/gene>