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Date:      Tue, 24 Jul 2012 21:29:35 -0500
From:      Adam Vande More <amvandemore@gmail.com>
To:        dweimer@dweimer.net
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Disk Errors
Message-ID:  <CA+tpaK1jiRgO08+RkLwZYgBSNW9ob-TheD_OOkbx2qHuhZKoyg@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <d65bfc394e4b31d92bb6ab9e8d220d16@dweimer.net>
References:  <d65bfc394e4b31d92bb6ab9e8d220d16@dweimer.net>

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On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 11:40 AM, dweimer <dweimer@dweimer.net> wrote:

> Just curious, I am sure the likely issue is a bad disk, but I thought
> there might be a chance this could be caused by possibly by something else.
>
> I have three 1TB disks I use for backup, two of them are Western Digital
> drives I bought specifically for this purpose.  One is a Seagate drive that
> came out of a barebones PC that I replaced with a couple smaller drives in
> a stripe to gain performance.  I use the drives in an external SATA dock,
> using geom eli encryption, the western digital drives give me no problems,
> but the seagate drive gives me a lot of the following errors under load.
>
> ad4: TIMEOUT - WRITE_DMA48 retrying (1 retry left) LBA=817755328
> ad4: WARNING - WRITE_DMA48 UDMA ICRC error (retrying request) LBA=837397120
> ad4: TIMEOUT - WRITE_DMA48 retrying (1 retry left) LBA=879786112
> ad4: WARNING - WRITE_DMA48 UDMA ICRC error (retrying request) LBA=882931200
> ad4: WARNING - WRITE_DMA48 UDMA ICRC error (retrying request) LBA=890542016
> ad4: WARNING - WRITE_DMA48 UDMA ICRC error (retrying request) LBA=902767296
> ad4: TIMEOUT - WRITE_DMA48 retrying (1 retry left) LBA=904071296
>

This type of problem has been a consistent problem on FreeBSD until mid 8.x
range.  Try upgrading your system to something a little more modern.

-- 
Adam Vande More



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