Re: 2.4.18-rc3aa3: dma_intr: status=0x51 errors

From: Andre Hedrick (
Date: Wed Aug 21 2002 - 02:30:40 EST

On Tue, 20 Aug 2002, Gunther Mayer wrote:

> Andre Hedrick wrote:
> >Because it is a hardware error.
> >Your drive is attempting to reallocate sectors and is failing.
> >
> The drive cannot relocate on an "uncorrectable read error",
> as this must be communicated to the user, so he can get
> the data from backup.


Where are we in disagreement?

me: the error report because the drive failed to reallocate sector(s)
you: drive cannot relocate with this error.

Oh I have a noise maker patch for Erik Anderson, I just need to add it.


Andre Hedrick
LAD Storage Consulting Group

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