[CentOS] WARNING: Kernel Errors Present in logwatch

Thu Dec 7 20:17:44 UTC 2006
Maciej Ĺťenczykowski <maze at cela.pl>

You do realize, that logwatch reports from system logs, and thus might 
very well have been reporting the errors from before the disk swap?

Maybe I don't understand the problem...

On Thu, 7 Dec 2006, Matty wrote:

> On 12/7/06, Erick Perez <eaperezh at gmail.com> wrote:
>>  Hi, yesterday my linux machine gave me some smartd errors so i checked
>>  the disk in another machine and it had defective sectors, I installed
>>  a new hard disk on the original machine.
>>  Today this is being reported in logwatch.
>>  I have a Maxtor (200gig) as hda, a cdrom as hdc and another hard disk
>>  that is used for storage as hdd. All plain IDE (not sata)
>>   --------------------- Kernel Begin ------------------------
>>  WARNING:  Kernel Errors Present
>>    end_request: I/O error, dev hda, sector...:  216 Time(s)
>> hda:  dma_intr: error=0x40 { Uncorrect...:  216 Time(s)
>> hda:  dma_intr: status=0x51 { DriveReady SeekComplete Error }...:  216 
>> hda:  Time(s)
> Did you run an enxtended SMART self test on the drive? If two disk
> drives are reporting errors, I would start to wonder if the controller
> isn't at fault. The SMART self test should help with isolating the
> faulty component.
> Thanks,
> - Ryan