Subject: unable to unmount failing disk
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/29/2000 10:28:24

I have a (remote) system with a failing disk. I can't get it down right
now, so I tried to unmount the disk. Didn't work: i/o error.

OK, so I did "umount -f" - and got i/o error.

And, of course, it's still mounted. This is damn wrong, isn't it?


P.S.: from the message log:

May 29 10:10:02 emmas /netbsd: pciide0:0:1: not ready, st=0x00, err=0x00
May 29 10:10:02 emmas /netbsd: wd1a: device timeout reading fsbn 64 of 64-79 (wd1 bn 409312; cn 406 tn 1 sn 1)