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SubjectRe: ide errors in 7-rc1-mm1 and later
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On June 4, 2004 05:42 am, Jens Axboe wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 03 2004, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > Ed Tomlinson <edt@aei.ca> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I am still getting these ide errors with 7-rc2-mm2. I get the errors even
> > > if I mount with barrier=0 (or just defaults). It would seem that something is
> > > sending my drive commands it does not understand...
> > >
> > > May 27 18:18:05 bert kernel: hda: drive_cmd: status=0x51 { DriveReady SeekComplete Error }
> > > May 27 18:18:05 bert kernel: hda: drive_cmd: error=0x04 { DriveStatusError }
> > >
> > > How can we find out what is wrong?
> > >
> > > This does not seem to be an error that corrupts the fs, it just slows things
> > > down when it hits a group of these. Note that they keep poping up - they
> > > do stop (I still get them hours after booting).
> >
> > Jens, do we still have the command bytes available when this error hits?
>
> It's not trivial, here's a hack that should dump the offending opcode
> though.

Hi Jens,

I applied the patch below and booted into the new kernel (the boot message showed the
new compile time). The error messages remained the same - no extra info. Is there
another place that prints this (or (!rq) is true)?

Ideas?
Ed

> --- linux-2.6.7-rc2-mm2/drivers/ide/ide.c~ 2004-06-04 11:32:49.286777112 +0200
> +++ linux-2.6.7-rc2-mm2/drivers/ide/ide.c 2004-06-04 11:41:47.338870307 +0200
> @@ -438,6 +438,30 @@
> #endif /* FANCY_STATUS_DUMPS */
> printk("\n");
> }
> + {
> + struct request *rq;
> + int opcode = 0x100;
> +
> + spin_lock(&ide_lock);
> + rq = HWGROUP(drive)->rq;
> + spin_unlock(&ide_lock);
> + if (!rq)
> + goto out;
> + if (rq->flags & (REQ_DRIVE_CMD | REQ_DRIVE_TASK)) {
> + char *args = rq->buffer;
> + if (args)
> + opcode = args[0];
> + } else if (rq->flags & REQ_DRIVE_TASKFILE) {
> + ide_task_t *args = rq->special;
> + if (args) {
> + task_struct_t *tf = (task_struct_t *) args->tfRegister;
> + opcode = tf->command;
> + }
> + }
> +
> + printk("ide: failed opcode was %x\n", opcode);
> + }
> +out:
> local_irq_restore(flags);
> return err;
> }
>
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