___/ On Sat 24 Dec 2005 19:13:12 GMT, [Dr. David Alan Gilbert] wrote : \__
* richard lawrie (Richard.Lawrie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
in my experience its one of 3 things
first , you are using a standard ide cable on a eide drive
second , its a kernel bug for some of the ide controllers
No I don't think it is those two. If you look at the error
it is an 'uncorrectable error' - bad cables normally give
either CRC errors (especially on UDMA) or timeouts.
Kernel screw ups are normally 'Busy' or timeouts.
third , the disk is dying
Coupled with the SMART stuff talking about sectors pending
for remapping it is bad news.
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