> Hi Conor,
>>> Well it sounds like a dead drive.
>> Thas what I was afraid of, but since my original post, its been running
> smoothly without any problems
>>> BUT: Do you have an array controller? If so, what is it?
>> Yes, I do, its a PERC3/Di
>>> Array's start with /dev/sda aswell as SCSI drives (with dell controllers
>> Its a two 36Gb disk RAID 1 array
>>> You can go into the controller and check the physical status of the
>> Check for hard and soft errors directly.
>> I went in there and ran the disk verification tool on both disks, and no
> errors of any kind were reported
So the drives are fine and it was a logical error on /dev/sda (the RAID1)
> If its of any consequence, the os is FC2 with the 2.6.5-1.358 kernel
If you disable the cache on the controller, I bet the error never comes
back. Check that bugzilla report, I reckon you gots the bug.
But I do not know about kernel 2.6, dell wont support it until RHEL4 is
released (next year?) and as a result, I am not up on 2.6 issues.
> Richard Eibrand
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