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Re: External hard disk or USB errors



On Sun, 2008-11-16 at 13:35 +0530, Vikram Goyal wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 04, 2008 at 09:44:25PM +0000, Stewart Williams wrote:
> > I have an external USB Maxtor OneTouch 160GB hard disk attached to one of 
> > my systems and occasionally after the drive has been connected for  
> > sometime, randomly it un-mounts and I have to turn it off and on again  
> > before I can re-mount it.
> >
> > The following errors are logged (please see attached file for full log):
> >
> > ...
> >
> > Nov  4 17:10:21 server1 kernel: usb 5-7: USB disconnect, address 68
> > Nov  4 17:10:21 server1 kernel: Buffer I/O error on device sda5, logical
> > block 731
> > Nov  4 17:10:21 server1 kernel: lost page write due to I/O error on sda5
> > Nov  4 17:10:21 server1 kernel: Aborting journal on device sda5.
> > Nov  4 17:10:21 server1 kernel: journal commit I/O error
> > Nov  4 17:10:21 server1 kernel: Buffer I/O error on device sda5, logical
> > block 11
> > Nov  4 17:10:21 server1 kernel: lost page write due to I/O error on sda5
> > Nov  4 17:10:21 server1 kernel: usb 5-7: new high speed USB device using
> > ehci_hcd and address 69
> > Nov  4 17:10:21 server1 kernel: usb 5-7: configuration #1 chosen from 1
> > choice
> > Nov  4 17:10:21 server1 kernel: scsi190 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass
> > Storage devices
> > Nov  4 17:10:21 server1 kernel: usb-storage: device found at 69
> > Nov  4 17:10:21 server1 kernel: usb-storage: waiting for device to
> > settle before scanning
> >
> > ...
> >
> > Can anyone shine any light on wether it's a power, USB, hard disk  
> > (failure pending?) or some other problem.
> >
> > It only does now and again; but it is of concern.
> >
> > Many Thanks.
> 
> > Nov  4 08:53:53 server1 kernel: usb 5-7: USB disconnect, address 67
> > Nov  4 08:54:08 server1 kernel: usb 5-7: new high speed USB device using
> > ehci_hcd and address 68
> > Nov  4 08:54:08 server1 kernel: usb 5-7: configuration #1 chosen from 1
> > choice
> > Nov  4 08:54:08 server1 kernel: scsi189 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass
> > Storage devices
> > Nov  4 08:54:08 server1 kernel: usb-storage: device found at 68
> > Nov  4 08:54:08 server1 kernel: usb-storage: waiting for device to
> > settle before scanning
> > Nov  4 08:54:13 server1 kernel: scsi 189:0:0:0: Direct-Access     Maxtor
> >   OneTouch         0201 PQ: 0 ANSI: 0 CCS
> > Nov  4 08:54:13 server1 kernel: sd 189:0:0:0: [sda] 240119808 512-byte
> > hardware sectors (122941 MB)
> > Nov  4 08:54:13 server1 kernel: sd 189:0:0:0: [sda] Write Protect is off
> > Nov  4 08:54:13 server1 kernel: sd 189:0:0:0: [sda] Mode Sense: 1c 00 00 00
> > Nov  4 08:54:13 server1 kernel: sd 189:0:0:0: [sda] Assuming drive
> > cache: write through
> > Nov  4 08:54:13 server1 kernel: sd 189:0:0:0: [sda] 240119808 512-byte
> > hardware sectors (122941 MB)
> > Nov  4 08:54:14 server1 kernel: sd 189:0:0:0: [sda] Write Protect is off
> > Nov  4 08:54:14 server1 kernel: sd 189:0:0:0: [sda] Mode Sense: 1c 00 00 00
> > Nov  4 08:54:14 server1 kernel: sd 189:0:0:0: [sda] Assuming drive
> > cache: write through
> > Nov  4 08:54:14 server1 kernel:  sda: sda1 < sda5 >
> > Nov  4 08:54:14 server1 kernel: sd 189:0:0:0: [sda] Attached SCSI disk
> > Nov  4 08:54:14 server1 kernel: usb-storage: device scan complete
> > Nov  4 09:00:08 server1 kernel: kjournald starting.  Commit interval 5
> > seconds
> > Nov  4 09:00:08 server1 kernel: EXT3-fs warning: maximal mount count
> > reached, running e2fsck is recommended
> > Nov  4 09:00:08 server1 kernel: EXT3 FS on sda5, internal journal
> > Nov  4 09:00:08 server1 kernel: EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered
> > data mode.
> > Nov  4 17:10:21 server1 kernel: usb 5-7: USB disconnect, address 68
> > Nov  4 17:10:21 server1 kernel: Buffer I/O error on device sda5, logical
> > block 731
> > Nov  4 17:10:21 server1 kernel: lost page write due to I/O error on sda5
> > Nov  4 17:10:21 server1 kernel: Aborting journal on device sda5.
> > Nov  4 17:10:21 server1 kernel: journal commit I/O error
> > Nov  4 17:10:21 server1 kernel: Buffer I/O error on device sda5, logical
> > block 11
> > Nov  4 17:10:21 server1 kernel: lost page write due to I/O error on sda5
> > Nov  4 17:10:21 server1 kernel: usb 5-7: new high speed USB device using
> > ehci_hcd and address 69
> > Nov  4 17:10:21 server1 kernel: usb 5-7: configuration #1 chosen from 1
> > choice
> > Nov  4 17:10:21 server1 kernel: scsi190 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass
> > Storage devices
> > Nov  4 17:10:21 server1 kernel: usb-storage: device found at 69
> > Nov  4 17:10:21 server1 kernel: usb-storage: waiting for device to
> > settle before scanning
> > Nov  4 17:10:26 server1 kernel: scsi 190:0:0:0: Direct-Access     Maxtor
> >   OneTouch         0201 PQ: 0 ANSI: 0 CCS
> > Nov  4 17:10:26 server1 kernel: sd 190:0:0:0: [sdb] 240119808 512-byte
> > hardware sectors (122941 MB)
> > Nov  4 17:10:27 server1 kernel: sd 190:0:0:0: [sdb] Write Protect is off
> > Nov  4 17:10:27 server1 kernel: sd 190:0:0:0: [sdb] Mode Sense: 1c 00 00 00
> > Nov  4 17:10:27 server1 kernel: sd 190:0:0:0: [sdb] Assuming drive
> > cache: write through
> > Nov  4 17:10:27 server1 kernel: sd 190:0:0:0: [sdb] 240119808 512-byte
> > hardware sectors (122941 MB)
> > Nov  4 17:10:27 server1 kernel: sd 190:0:0:0: [sdb] Write Protect is off
> > Nov  4 17:10:27 server1 kernel: sd 190:0:0:0: [sdb] Mode Sense: 1c 00 00 00
> > Nov  4 17:10:27 server1 kernel: sd 190:0:0:0: [sdb] Assuming drive
> > cache: write through
> > Nov  4 17:10:32 server1 kernel:  sdb: sdb1 < sdb5 >
> > Nov  4 17:10:32 server1 kernel: sd 190:0:0:0: [sdb] Attached SCSI disk
> > Nov  4 17:10:32 server1 kernel: usb-storage: device scan complete
> > Nov  4 17:32:06 server1 kernel: scsi 189:0:0:0: rejecting I/O to dead device
> > Nov  4 17:32:06 server1 kernel: Buffer I/O error on device sda5, logical
> > block 523
> > Nov  4 17:32:06 server1 kernel: EXT3-fs error (device sda5):
> > ext3_readdir: directory #2 contains a hole at offset 0
> > Nov  4 17:32:06 server1 kernel: scsi 189:0:0:0: rejecting I/O to dead device
> > Nov  4 17:32:06 server1 kernel: Buffer I/O error on device sda5, logical
> > block 0
> > Nov  4 17:32:06 server1 kernel: lost page write due to I/O error on sda5
> > Nov  4 17:32:06 server1 kernel: ext3_abort called.
> > Nov  4 17:32:06 server1 kernel: EXT3-fs error (device sda5):
> > ext3_journal_start_sb: Detected aborted journal
> > Nov  4 17:32:06 server1 kernel: Remounting filesystem read-only
> > Nov  4 17:32:47 server1 kernel: scsi 189:0:0:0: rejecting I/O to dead device
> > Nov  4 17:32:47 server1 kernel: EXT3-fs error (device sda5):
> > ext3_readdir: directory #2 contains a hole at offset 0
> > Nov  4 17:34:59 server1 kernel: usb 5-7: USB disconnect, address 69
> > Nov  4 17:35:10 server1 kernel: usb 5-7: new high speed USB device using
> > ehci_hcd and address 70
> > Nov  4 17:35:10 server1 kernel: usb 5-7: configuration #1 chosen from 1
> > choice
> > Nov  4 17:35:10 server1 kernel: scsi191 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass
> > Storage devices
> > Nov  4 17:35:10 server1 kernel: usb-storage: device found at 70
> > Nov  4 17:35:10 server1 kernel: usb-storage: waiting for device to
> > settle before scanning
> > Nov  4 17:35:15 server1 kernel: scsi 191:0:0:0: Direct-Access     Maxtor
> >   OneTouch         0201 PQ: 0 ANSI: 0 CCS
> > Nov  4 17:35:15 server1 kernel: sd 191:0:0:0: [sdb] 240119808 512-byte
> > hardware sectors (122941 MB)
> > Nov  4 17:35:15 server1 kernel: sd 191:0:0:0: [sdb] Write Protect is off
> > Nov  4 17:35:15 server1 kernel: sd 191:0:0:0: [sdb] Mode Sense: 1c 00 00 00
> > Nov  4 17:35:15 server1 kernel: sd 191:0:0:0: [sdb] Assuming drive
> > cache: write through
> > Nov  4 17:35:15 server1 kernel: sd 191:0:0:0: [sdb] 240119808 512-byte
> > hardware sectors (122941 MB)
> > Nov  4 17:35:16 server1 kernel: sd 191:0:0:0: [sdb] Write Protect is off
> > Nov  4 17:35:16 server1 kernel: sd 191:0:0:0: [sdb] Mode Sense: 1c 00 00 00
> > Nov  4 17:35:16 server1 kernel: sd 191:0:0:0: [sdb] Assuming drive
> > cache: write through
> > Nov  4 17:35:16 server1 kernel:  sdb: sdb1 < sdb5 >
> > Nov  4 17:35:16 server1 kernel: sd 191:0:0:0: [sdb] Attached SCSI disk
> > Nov  4 17:35:16 server1 kernel: usb-storage: device scan complete
> > Nov  4 17:36:40 server1 kernel: kjournald starting.  Commit interval 5
> > seconds
> > Nov  4 17:36:40 server1 kernel: EXT3-fs warning: maximal mount count
> > reached, running e2fsck is recommended
> > Nov  4 17:36:40 server1 kernel: EXT3 FS on sdb5, internal journal
> > Nov  4 17:36:40 server1 kernel: EXT3-fs: recovery complete.
> > Nov  4 17:36:40 server1 kernel: EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered
> > data mode.
> > Nov  4 21:23:50 server1 kernel: kjournald starting.  Commit interval 5
> > seconds
> > Nov  4 21:23:50 server1 kernel: EXT3 FS on sdb5, internal journal
> > Nov  4 21:23:50 server1 kernel: EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered
> > data mode.
> 
> This most probably is power related. Your smps might be overloaded.
> I have lost 2 drives like this. I was saved as the drives were in
> warranty but data was lost.
> I suggest you to take a backup asap and upgarde your power suppy wattage.

That doesn't make sense. I run a laptop and this error is occurring on a
usb scanner as well as a usb disk too.


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