Subject: Re: SCSI ASC/ASCQ question
To: Kenneth Merry <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Geir Inge Jensen <Geir.I.Jensen@fm.sintef.no>
Date: 01/13/1998 10:01:45
> > I got this message from my new SCSI disk: ASC 0x0c ASCQ 0x90.
> > I know that 0x0c is "Write error", but I have been unable to find out
> > what 0x90 means. Does anyone have a clue?
> It's definitely a non-standard Additional Sense Code Qualifier. I
> have seen stuff like that before. I've got some Quantum Fireball ST (i.e.
> 'Stratus') drives that spit out 0x04, 0x0b when they want to be spun up.
> I guess some vendors are fond of making up their own error codes. (And in
> this case, the error code wasn't documented anywhere.)
> > Since this is a new disk (used one week), maybe I should just return it.
> Perhaps. Just out of curiosity, what kind of disk is it?
Excerpt from dmesg:
sd0 at scsibus0 targ 0 lun 0: <WDIGTL, WDE4360-1807A3, 1.80> SCSI2 0/direct
sd0: 4095MB, 5720 cyl, 8 head, 183 sec, 512 bytes/sect x 8388314 sectors
I'll guess I just return it.
- Geir Inge.