Re: Dmesg errors/warnings

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On Thursday, January 15, 2004 at 12:55 pm Arturo Fermin Jimenez wrote:
> David Jackson escribió:
>>>hdb: rw=0, want=860800, limit=860728
>>>Buffer I/O error on device hdb, logical block 215199
>>>attempt to access beyond end of device
>>>hdb: rw=0, want=860804, limit=860728
>>It doesn't like your CD? The CD in question (hdb) referrs to the second
>> ide device/drive, /dev/hda is you linux drive, and /dev/hdb is your CD
>> drive.
>>df or mount should confirm this.
> Hi David,
> Thanks, you have given me a starting point. Looing further up on DMESG I
>  found:
> hdb: AÔAÐI DÖD­RÏM 1¶XÍaø                   , ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive
> The strange thing is that it mounts fine and df does not show anything
> weird. However, my messages file show:
> Dec 14 11:59:44 tux kernel: ATAPI device hdb:
> Dec 14 11:59:44 tux kernel:   Error: Not ready -- (Sense key=0x02) Dec
> 14 11:59:44 tux kernel:   (vendor-specific error) -- (asc=0xba,
> ascq=0x00)
> Dec 14 11:59:44 tux kernel:   The failed "Test Unit Ready" packet
> command was:
> Dec 14 11:59:44 tux kernel:   "00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 "
> This goes on and on to fill up to 250MB of warnings!!!
> Any ideas?


If /dev/hda is a hard drive, /dev/hdb is a CD drive, and they're on the
same controller as master & slave, you should move the CD drive to another
controller.  Do you have a second IDE controller where you could
re-install your CD drive as a primary device /dev/hdc?

--Doc Savage
  Fairview Heights, IL

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