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Date:      Mon, 4 Nov 2013 10:43:37 -0800
From:      Drew Tomlinson <drew@mykitchentable.net>
To:        Adam Vande More <amvandemore@gmail.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: ERROR - Cannot get GEOM tree
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On 11/4/2013 10:34 AM, Adam Vande More wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 12:24 PM, Drew Tomlinson <drew@mykitchentable.net>wrote:
>
>> I've been happily running FBSD on a HP e60 Netserver for the past 13
>> years.  It's been so reliable, I've tended to just forget about it. However
>> after a power outage, it will no longer boot.
>>
>> I've done some testing and got it booted with a 9.2 LiveCD.  I think the
>> version of FBSD on this box is 6.4.  It has two 9 GB SCSI drives that I had
>> striped using gstripe.  I think one of those drives has died but would like
>> to confirm before giving up.
>>
>> I've tried rewriting the MBR to both disks using "fdisk -B -b /boot/boot0
>> daX" but get this error:
>>
>> Cannot get GEOM tree: Illegal byte sequence
>>
>> I've also tried "gstripe list" but get the same error.
>>
>> My stripe is "/dev/stripe/data" so I tried mounting it with "mount
>> /dev/stripe/data /mnt/data".  I get this error:
>>
>> mount: /dev/stripe/data: R/W mount of /usr denied. Filesystem is not clean
>> - run fsck.: Operation not permitted
>>
>> So I tried to run "fsck /dev/stripe/data".  Another error:
>>
>> fsck: Could not determine filesystem type
>>
>> I suspect one or both members of my stripe are dead.  Can anyone confirm?
>>   Is there anything else I can check before giving up?
>>
>
> There should be related messages in dmesg and /var/log/messages.

Thank you for your reply.  I found these in /var/log/messages.  I assume 
this confirms a drive failure?

Nov  4 10:10:21  kernel: (cd0:ata1:0:0:0): READ(10). CDB: 28 00 00 04 2e 
79 00 0
0 01 00
Nov  4 10:10:21  kernel: (cd0:ata1:0:0:0): CAM status: SCSI Status Error
Nov  4 10:10:21  kernel: (cd0:ata1:0:0:0): SCSI status: Check Condition
Nov  4 10:10:21  kernel: (cd0:ata1:0:0:0): SCSI sense: ILLEGAL REQUEST 
asc:64,0
(Illegal mode for this track)
Nov  4 10:10:21  kernel: (cd0:ata1:0:0:0): Info: 0x42e79
Nov  4 10:10:21  kernel: (cd0:ata1:0:0:0): Error 6, Unretryable error
Nov  4 10:10:21  kernel: (cd0:ata1:0:0:0): cddone: got error 0x6 back
Nov  4 10:10:21  kernel: GEOM_STRIPE: Device data created (id=2880277341).
Nov  4 10:10:21  kernel: GEOM_STRIPE: Disk da0s1d attached to data.
Nov  4 10:10:21  kernel: GEOM_STRIPE: Disk da1s1d attached to data.
Nov  4 10:10:21  kernel: GEOM_STRIPE: Device stripe/data activated.
Nov  4 10:10:21  kernel: (cd0:ata1:0:0:0): READ(10). CDB: 28 00 00 04 2e 
79 00 00 01 00
Nov  4 10:10:21  kernel: (cd0:ata1:0:0:0): CAM status: SCSI Status Error
Nov  4 10:10:21  kernel: (cd0:ata1:0:0:0): SCSI status: Check Condition
Nov  4 10:10:21  kernel: (cd0:ata1:0:0:0): SCSI sense: ILLEGAL REQUEST 
asc:64,0 (Illegal mode for this track)
Nov  4 10:10:21  kernel: (cd0:ata1:0:0:0): Info: 0x42e79
Nov  4 10:10:21  kernel: (cd0:ata1:0:0:0): Error 6, Unretryable error
Nov  4 10:10:21  kernel: (cd0:ata1:0:0:0): cddone: got error 0x6 back
Nov  4 10:49:47  kernel: GEOM_STRIPE: Disk da0s1d removed from data.
Nov  4 10:49:47  kernel: GEOM_STRIPE: Device stripe/data deactivated.
Nov  4 10:49:53  kernel: GEOM_STRIPE: Disk da0s1d attached to data.
Nov  4 10:49:53  kernel: GEOM_STRIPE: Device stripe/data activated.
Nov  4 10:50:02  kernel: GEOM_STRIPE: Disk da0s1d removed from data.
Nov  4 10:50:02  kernel: GEOM_STRIPE: Device stripe/data deactivated.
Nov  4 10:50:05  kernel: GEOM_STRIPE: Disk da0s1d attached to data.

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