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SubjectRe: What does this scsi error mean ?
> Both smart and the internal blade diagnostics say "everything is a-ok
> with the drive, there hasn't been any error ever except a bunch of
> corrected ECC ones, and no more than with a similar drive in another
> working blade". Hence my initial post. "Hardware error" is kinda
> imprecise, so I was wondering whether it was unexpected controller
> answer, detected transmission error, block write error, sector not
> found... Is there a way to have more information?

Well the right place to look would indeed have been the SMART data
providing the drive didn't get into a state it couldn't update it.
Hardware error comes from the drive deciding something is wrong (or a
raid card faking it I guess). That covers everything from power
fluctuations and overheating through firmware consistency failures and
more.

If you pull the drive and test it in another box does it show the same ?
And what does a scsi verify have to say ?


Alan
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