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Re: Is my drive failing?



On Wed, 2005-09-28 at 09:51 -0400, Terry Polzin wrote:
> On Wednesday 28 September 2005 09:43 am, James Pifer wrote:
> > I started having problems with my laptop last night. Thought it had
> > something to do with a wireless card I was messing with, but now I don't
> > think so. I'm seeing this in /var/log/messages:
> >
> > Sep 28 07:10:53 laptop kernel: hdc: tray open
> > Sep 28 07:10:53 laptop kernel: end_request: I/O error, dev hdc, sector 0
> > Sep 28 07:10:53 laptop kernel: Buffer I/O error on device hdc, logical
> > block 0
> > Sep 28 07:10:53 laptop kernel: Buffer I/O error on device hdc, logical
> > block 1
> > Sep 28 07:10:53 laptop kernel: Buffer I/O error on device hdc, logical
> > block 2
> > Sep 28 07:10:53 laptop kernel: Buffer I/O error on device hdc, logical
> > block 3
> > Sep 28 07:10:53 laptop kernel: Buffer I/O error on device hdc, logical
> > block 4
> > Sep 28 07:10:53 laptop kernel: Buffer I/O error on device hdc, logical
> > block 5
> > Sep 28 07:10:53 laptop kernel: Buffer I/O error on device hdc, logical
> > block 6
> > Sep 28 07:10:53 laptop kernel: Buffer I/O error on device hdc, logical
> > block 7
> > Sep 28 07:10:53 laptop kernel: Buffer I/O error on device hdc, logical
> > block 8
> > Sep 28 07:10:53 laptop kernel: Buffer I/O error on device hdc, logical
> > block 9
> > Sep 28 07:10:53 laptop kernel: hdc: tray open
> > Sep 28 07:10:53 laptop kernel: end_request: I/O error, dev hdc, sector 0
> > Sep 28 07:12:09 laptop su(pam_unix)[4320]: session opened for user root
> > by (uid=500)
> > Sep 28 08:01:01 laptop crond(pam_unix)[5570]: session opened for user
> > root by (uid=0)
> > Sep 28 08:01:01 laptop crond(pam_unix)[5570]: session closed for user
> > root
> > Sep 28 09:01:01 laptop crond(pam_unix)[6109]: session opened for user
> > root by (uid=0)
> > Sep 28 09:01:01 laptop crond(pam_unix)[6109]: session closed for user
> > root
> > Sep 28 09:29:59 laptop kernel: hda: dma_timer_expiry: dma status == 0x21
> > Sep 28 09:30:42 laptop kernel: hda: dma_timer_expiry: dma status == 0x21
> >
> > Is my drive failing? Any suggestions?
> Is /dev/hdc a cdrom or other optical device, or it it a hd?
> -- 


I think hdc is the CDROM, so I don't why it think there's a problem with
it, since the tray IS closed and there's no CDROM in it. 

But the last two lines: dma_timer_expiry on hda?

Thanks,
James


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