Subject: Re: fsck hangs up on error (is it normal ?)
To: Vincent <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 09/30/2004 20:16:09
On Wed, Sep 29, 2004 at 12:28:50PM +0200, Vincent wrote:
> a friend of mine gave me a defectuous hard drive just to see what I
> could make of it under Unix. The nasty thing is that I suspect the
> controler, not the disk, to be damaged. Anyhow.
> I make a disklabel+newfs okay, try to copy a large file to pin the
> problem, and the cp (or the fsck I did after) hangs up on :
> wd1: transfer error, downgrading to Ultra-DMA mode 1
> wd1(piixide0:1:0): using PIO mode 4, Ultra-DMA mode 1 (using DMA data
> wd1e: error reading fsbn 756960 of 756960-757087 (wd1 bn 757023; cn 751
> tn 0 sn 15), retrying
> wd1: (uncorrectable data error)
> Thereafter nothing happens, fsck_ffs seems to be blocked on physio,
> probably in the driver.
> Is that a normal behaviour ?
Can you see on what the kernel thread matching piixide0:1 (atabus1 I guess,
unless there are others IDE controllers in the box) is blocked ?
Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference