Subject: Re: help interpreting SCSI errors
To: NetBSD Users <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 05/02/2007 21:56:39
On Fri, Apr 27, 2007 at 12:42:18PM -0400, Louis Guillaume wrote:
> Can anyone help interpret this message?
> sd1(esiop1:0:0:0):  Check Condition on CDB: 0x28 00 02 6f 65 83 00 00 04 00
>     SENSE KEY:  Media Error
>    INFO FIELD:  40854918
>      ASC/ASCQ:  Read Retries Exhausted
>          SKSV:  Actual Retry Count: 63
> raid1: IO Error.  Marking /dev/sd1a as failed.

> I know it means that netbsd had problems writing to this drive, but how
> can I research to figure out if there's something wrong with the drive
> itself?

if you can find the vendor's manual, you can sometimes get extra
information by decoding the error condition (CDB: 0x28 ....) .

also see sysutils/smartmontools in pkgsrc, it can do further testing of
the drive through SMART.

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