[PC-BSD Support] A failed drive causes system to hang

Radio młodych bandytów radiomlodychbandytow at o2.pl
Sun Apr 14 11:31:55 PDT 2013


On 14/04/2013 16:09, Steven Hartland wrote:
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> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Radio mlodych bandytów"
> <radiomlodychbandytow at o2.pl>
> To: <support at lists.pcbsd.org>
> Cc: <freebsd-fs at freebsd.org>
> Sent: Sunday, April 14, 2013 11:10 AM
> Subject: A failed drive causes system to hang
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>> Cross-post from freebsd-fs:
>> http://docs.freebsd.org/cgi/getmsg.cgi?fetch=333977+0+archive/2013/freebsd-fs/20130414.freebsd-fs
>>
>>
>> I have a failing drive in my array. I need to RMA it, but don't have
>> time and it fails rarely enough to be a yet another annoyance.
>> The failure is simple: it fails to respond.
>> When it happens, the only thing I found I can do is switch consoles.
>> Any command hangs, login on different consoles hangs, apps hang.
>> I run PC-BSD 9.1.
>>
>> On the 1st console I see a series of messages like:
>>
>> (ada0:ahcich0:0:0:0): CAM status: Command timeout
>> (ada0:ahcich0:0:0:0): Error 5, Periph was invalidated
>> (ada0:ahcich0:0:0:0): WRITE_FPDMA_QUEUED
>>
>> I've seen it happening even when running an installer from a different
>> drive, while preparing installation (don't remember which step).
>>
>> I have partial dmesg screenshots from an older failure (21st of
>> December 2012), transcript below:
>>
>> Screen1:
>> (ada0:ahcich0:0:0:0): FLUSHCACHE40. ACB: (ea?) 00 00 00 00 (cut?)
>> (ada0:ahcich0:0:0:0): CAM status: Unconditionally Re-qu (cut)
>> (ada0:ahcich0:0:0:0): Error 5, Periph was invalidated
>> (ada0:ahcich0:0:0:0): WRITE_FPDMA_QUEUED. ACB: 61 05 d3(cut)
>> 00
>
> smartctl has the ability to print out the queued log file if
> the drive supports it. This may give you some more information
> on what the problem may be with your drive.
>
>     Regards
>     Steve
>
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No errors on any of these drives.
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