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SubjectRe: 5.2.x kernel: WD 8TB USB Drives: Unaligned partial completion (resid=78, sector_sz=512)
On 2019/08/12 19:12, Martin K. Petersen wrote:
> Justin,
>>> Attached 2 x brand new Western Digital 8TB USB 3.0 drives awhile back
>>> and ran some file copy tests and was getting these warnings-- is
>>> there any way to avoid these warnings? I did confirm with parted
>>> that the partition was aligned but this appears to be something
>>> related to the firmware on the device according to [1] and [2]?
>> sg_vpd_bdc.txt
>> Block device characteristics VPD page (SBC):
>> Nominal rotation rate: 5400 rpm
>> Product type: Not specified
>> Nominal form factor: 3.5 inch
>> ZONED=0
> Damien: What can we do to limit the messages in cases like this? Would
> it make sense to make the residual warning conditional on sd_is_zoned()?


Can you send the output of "lsscsi" for these drives ? I need the exact disk
model ref name and FW version to see if there is an update for this problem, if
it is a known one. If it is not, I will signal it and get a fix started.

Best regards.

Damien Le Moal
Western Digital Research

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