[CentOS] Long tar -x: Box Shuts Down

Bill Campbell centos at celestial.com
Fri Nov 6 01:35:08 UTC 2009


On Fri, Nov 06, 2009, Mike -- EMAIL IGNORED wrote:
>On Thu, 05 Nov 2009 23:51:35 +0000, Mike -- EMAIL IGNORED wrote:
>
>> On Thu, 05 Nov 2009 11:04:50 -0800, Bill Campbell wrote:
>> 
>>> On Thu, Nov 05, 2009, Mike -- EMAIL IGNORED wrote:
>>>>My Centos 5.2 box shuts itself down during a long tar -x.  There is
>>>>plenty of disk available. This is new; it worked in the past.
>>>>
>>>>Any suggestions?
>>> 
>>> Look in the logs, particularly dmesg, to see if there are any hints
>>> there.
>>> 
>>> Bill
>> 
>> Nothing jumps out.
>> 
>> Mike.
>
>I got it working again with a rescue, but it still crashes.
>Here are some suspect lines from messages:
>
>Nov  5 19:35:14 mbrc21 kernel: hda: drive_cmd: status=0x51 { DriveReady 
>SeekComplete Error }
>Nov  5 19:35:14 mbrc21 kernel: hda: drive_cmd: error=0x04 
>{ DriveStatusError }
>Nov  5 19:35:14 mbrc21 kernel: ide: failed opcode was: 0xb0
>...
>Nov  5 19:35:34 mbrc21 kernel: ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:01:00.0[A] -> GSI 
>16 (level, low) -> IRQ 201
>
>What do you think?

That sounds like either a hard drive going south, or perhaps
something in the file system off enough that it's pointing to
something off the disk.

In either case it doesn't sound good.

Bill
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