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Date:      Thu, 24 Oct 1996 13:23:12 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        Bill Fenner <fenner@parc.xerox.com>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Is my disk going bad?
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSI.3.94.961024132239.14287G-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>
In-Reply-To: <96Oct24.115938pdt.177480@crevenia.parc.xerox.com>

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On Thu, 24 Oct 1996, Bill Fenner wrote:

> I just noticed that I've been getting these for a while:
> 
>  sd1(ncr0:1:0): MEDIUM ERROR info:119a05 csi:6,a8,3,41 asc:11,43  field replaceable unit: 15 sks:80,40
> 
> sd1 is a Quantum 1080S.  I don't have the probe messages since the
> medium error messages have scrolled them away.
> 
> I just yesterday turned on remapping:
> 
> % scsi -f /dev/rsd1 -m 1
> AWRE (Auto Write Reallocation Enbld):  1 
> ARRE (Auto Read Reallocation Enbld):  1 
> 
> but it's not remapping, it's still returning errors.
> 
> Is this the disk going so bad that it can't reallocate to good blocks?

How full is it?  Once you've filled the disk then it can't reallocate
those bad sectors anywhere else.



> 
> Thanks,
>   Bill
> 

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major




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