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Re: device timeouts on hard disks no matter what..

> On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 09:28:05PM +0200, Teemu Rinta-aho wrote:
>> > On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 11:51:32AM +0200, Teemu Rinta-aho wrote:
>> >> I guess the next step is to move the disks to yet another PC with
>> >> a bigger power supply.
>> The better test was to replace the PSU and keep the rest as is. So
>> I bought a shiny new 850W PSU today. No difference. But now I have
>> one extra PSU in my storage. I wonder what should I do next. Now
>> I have changed all the hardware and the problem is still there.
>> I am starting to get more suspicious on the software.
> yes, that doens't look good. however I've never noticed this problem
> on various ahci hardwares I have.

Any idea of what should I do next?

>> Who defines what is the timeout? Does it come from an ATA standard?
> not specifically, but it's set to 10s which should be more than enough
> for a read or write.

So I guess the command never reaches the drive but is lost on the way?


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