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SubjectRe: SATA repeated failure (command 0x35 timeout, status 0xd8)
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Molle Bestefich wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have a box with the following hardware/software configuration.
>
> # uname -r
> 2.6.16.5
>
> # lspci | grep SATA
> 00:0b.0 CMD Technology Inc Silicon Image SiI 3112 SATARaid Controller
> (rev 02)
> 00:0d.0 CMD Technology Inc Silicon Image SiI 3112 SATARaid Controller
> (rev 02)
> 00:0f.0 CMD Technology Inc Silicon Image SiI 3112 SATARaid Controller
> (rev 02)
>
> # cd /sys/bus/scsi/devices; for dev in `ls -1`; do name=`ls -1d
> $dev/block*`; disk=`cat $dev/model`; echo "$name: $disk"; done
> 0:0:0:0/block:sda: Maxtor 6Y250M0
> 1:0:0:0/block:sdb: Maxtor 6Y200M0
> 2:0:0:0/block:sdc: Maxtor 6Y200M0
> 3:0:0:0/block:sdd: Maxtor 6Y200M0
> 4:0:0:0/block:sde: Maxtor 6Y200M0
> 5:0:0:0/block:sdf: Maxtor 6Y200M0
>
> It can operate normally for the longest time, but all of a sudden the
> following happens.
>
> # dmesg
> ata2: command 0x35 timeout, stat 0xd8 host_stat 0x1
> ata2: translated ATA stat/err 0xd8/00 to SCSI SK/ASC/ASCQ 0xb/47/00
> ata2: status=0xd8 { Busy }
> sd 1:0:0:0: SCSI error: return code = 0x8000002
> sdb: Current: sense key: Aborted Command
> Additional sense: Scsi parity error
> end_request: I/O error, dev sdb, sector 323729879
> ATA: abnormal status 0xD8 on port 0xD095E0C7
> ATA: abnormal status 0xD8 on port 0xD095E0C7
> ATA: abnormal status 0xD8 on port 0xD095E0C7
> --
> ata2: command 0x35 timeout, stat 0xd8 host_stat 0x1
> ata2: translated ATA stat/err 0xd8/00 to SCSI SK/ASC/ASCQ 0xb/47/00
> ata2: status=0xd8 { Busy }
> sd 1:0:0:0: SCSI error: return code = 0x8000002
> sdb: Current: sense key: Aborted Command
> Additional sense: Scsi parity error
> end_request: I/O error, dev sdb, sector 323729887
> ATA: abnormal status 0xD8 on port 0xD095E0C7
> ATA: abnormal status 0xD8 on port 0xD095E0C7
> ATA: abnormal status 0xD8 on port 0xD095E0C7
>
> [ .. et cetera, always with sector += 8 .. ]
>
> This usually happens during a write to the RAID.
>
> Funny thing is, it always happens to /dev/sdb.
> It's happened 100s of times, but not once to any other device than
> /dev/sdb.
>
> Resetting and running Maxtor PowerMax reports that the drive has no
> hardware problems whatsoever.
>
> I can't think of anything useful, except that /dev/sdb sits on the
> same controller card as /dev/sda, which is a slightly different disk
> than the rest of the bunch.
>
> What can/should I do?

Please give a shot at 2.6.18. It contains improved EH which 1. should
be able to recover from such conditions 2. gives more detailed
information about the nature of errors.

--
tejun
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