[CentOS] SATA error

Dag Wieers dag at wieers.com
Mon Mar 27 14:24:58 UTC 2006

On Mon, 27 Mar 2006, Fajar Priyanto wrote:

> Finally I temporarily migrate my mailserver to another box. It has been 
> experiencing troubles with the SATA discs (Maxtor and Western Digital).
> I then upgraded the kernel to the latest one: 2.6.9-34.ELsmp and now smartd 
> can run.
> When I do: smartcl -d ata -a /dev/sda, it says some errors but I don't know 
> what does it mean. 
> This is the result: http://pastebin.com/624613
> The problems it encoutered were: time out on device. 
> Pls take a look at the pastebin for details.
> Is the drive still ok?
> Running smartcl on sdb gives no error.

Disable DMA to see if that results in errors as well. But it seems sda has 
uncorrectable errors.

Kind regards,
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