[kwlug-disc] Constant freezups

Raul Suarez rarsa at yahoo.com
Fri Dec 11 12:51:31 EST 2009


https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/389192

Raul Suarez

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--- On Fri, 12/11/09, Keith Clark <keithclark1966 at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Keith Clark <keithclark1966 at gmail.com>
> Subject: [kwlug-disc] Constant freezups
> To: kwlug-disc at kwlug.org
> Received: Friday, December 11, 2009, 10:46 AM
> I am having an issue with a desktop
> computer running Ubuntu 9.10.  I've
> tried asking this question in the forum and in the mailing
> list and I
> have yet to get a response so I was hoping that some here
> locally would
> know!
> 
> I'm sure it is a hardware issue with my hard drive but I've
> tried
> scanning it and nothing is found to be wrong.
> 
> It all began with a power failure.  After that one
> user has very
> frequent system freezes.  In fact, exactly every half
> hour the system
> will freeze for about 3-5 minutes.
> 
> The same messages keep appearing in the system log as
> follows:
> 
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6500.453221]
> ata1.00:
> SB600 AHCI: limiting to 255 sectors per cmd
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6500.454344]
> ata1.00:
> SB600 AHCI: limiting to 255 sectors per cmd
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6500.454348]
> ata1.00:
> configured for UDMA/133
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6500.454362]
> ata1: EH
> complete
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6503.536428]
> ata1.00:
> SB600 AHCI: limiting to 255 sectors per cmd
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6503.537382]
> ata1.00:
> SB600 AHCI: limiting to 255 sectors per cmd
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6503.537387]
> ata1.00:
> configured for UDMA/133
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6503.537409]
> ata1: EH
> complete
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6506.944669]
> ata1.00:
> SB600 AHCI: limiting to 255 sectors per cmd
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6506.945608]
> ata1.00:
> SB600 AHCI: limiting to 255 sectors per cmd
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6506.945611]
> ata1.00:
> configured for UDMA/133
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6506.945629]
> ata1: EH
> complete
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6510.194468]
> ata1.00:
> SB600 AHCI: limiting to 255 sectors per cmd
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6510.195427]
> ata1.00:
> SB600 AHCI: limiting to 255 sectors per cmd
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6510.195431]
> ata1.00:
> configured for UDMA/133
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6510.195454]
> ata1: EH
> complete
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6513.277728]
> ata1.00:
> SB600 AHCI: limiting to 255 sectors per cmd
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6513.278670]
> ata1.00:
> SB600 AHCI: limiting to 255 sectors per cmd
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6513.278674]
> ata1.00:
> configured for UDMA/133
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6513.278694]
> ata1: EH
> complete
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6516.519196]
> ata1.00:
> SB600 AHCI: limiting to 255 sectors per cmd
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6516.520165]
> ata1.00:
> SB600 AHCI: limiting to 255 sectors per cmd
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6516.520168]
> ata1.00:
> configured for UDMA/133
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6516.520192]
> sd 0:0:0:0:
> [sda] Unhandled sense code
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6516.520194]
> sd 0:0:0:0:
> [sda] Result: hostbyte=DID_OK driverbyte=DRIVER_SENSE
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6516.520197]
> sd 0:0:0:0:
> [sda] Sense Key : Medium Error [current] [descriptor]
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6516.520201]
> Descriptor
> sense data with sense descriptors (in hex):
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [
> 6516.520202]         72
> 03 11 04 00 00 00 0c 00 0a 80 00 00 00 00 00 
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [
> 6516.520209]         1b
> 8b 23 22 
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6516.520212]
> sd 0:0:0:0:
> [sda] Add. Sense: Unrecovered read error - auto reallocate
> failed
> Dec 11 10:23:32 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6516.520232]
> ata1: EH
> complete
> Dec 11 10:23:35 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6520.402370]
> ata1.00:
> SB600 AHCI: limiting to 255 sectors per cmd
> Dec 11 10:23:35 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6520.403308]
> ata1.00:
> SB600 AHCI: limiting to 255 sectors per cmd
> Dec 11 10:23:35 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6520.403312]
> ata1.00:
> configured for UDMA/133
> Dec 11 10:23:35 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6520.403328]
> ata1: EH
> complete
> Dec 11 10:23:39 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6523.810616]
> ata1.00:
> SB600 AHCI: limiting to 255 sectors per cmd
> Dec 11 10:23:39 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6523.811856]
> ata1.00:
> SB600 AHCI: limiting to 255 sectors per cmd
> Dec 11 10:23:39 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6523.811860]
> ata1.00:
> configured for UDMA/133
> Dec 11 10:23:39 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6523.811874]
> ata1: EH
> complete
> Dec 11 10:23:42 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6526.893816]
> ata1.00:
> SB600 AHCI: limiting to 255 sectors per cmd
> Dec 11 10:23:42 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6526.894755]
> ata1.00:
> SB600 AHCI: limiting to 255 sectors per cmd
> Dec 11 10:23:42 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6526.894759]
> ata1.00:
> configured for UDMA/133
> Dec 11 10:23:42 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6526.894778]
> ata1: EH
> complete
> Dec 11 10:23:45 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6529.977101]
> ata1.00:
> SB600 AHCI: limiting to 255 sectors per cmd
> Dec 11 10:23:45 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6529.978090]
> ata1.00:
> SB600 AHCI: limiting to 255 sectors per cmd
> Dec 11 10:23:45 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6529.978096]
> ata1.00:
> configured for UDMA/133
> Dec 11 10:23:45 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6529.978122]
> ata1: EH
> complete
> Dec 11 10:23:48 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6533.218629]
> ata1.00:
> SB600 AHCI: limiting to 255 sectors per cmd
> Dec 11 10:23:48 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6533.219620]
> ata1.00:
> SB600 AHCI: limiting to 255 sectors per cmd
> Dec 11 10:23:48 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6533.219626]
> ata1.00:
> configured for UDMA/133
> Dec 11 10:23:48 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6533.219653]
> ata1: EH
> complete
> Dec 11 10:23:51 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6536.469355]
> ata1.00:
> SB600 AHCI: limiting to 255 sectors per cmd
> Dec 11 10:23:51 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6536.470330]
> ata1.00:
> SB600 AHCI: limiting to 255 sectors per cmd
> Dec 11 10:23:51 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6536.470337]
> ata1.00:
> configured for UDMA/133
> Dec 11 10:23:51 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6536.470373]
> sd 0:0:0:0:
> [sda] Unhandled sense code
> Dec 11 10:23:51 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6536.470378]
> sd 0:0:0:0:
> [sda] Result: hostbyte=DID_OK driverbyte=DRIVER_SENSE
> Dec 11 10:23:51 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6536.470385]
> sd 0:0:0:0:
> [sda] Sense Key : Medium Error [current] [descriptor]
> Dec 11 10:23:51 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6536.470394]
> Descriptor
> sense data with sense descriptors (in hex):
> Dec 11 10:23:51 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [
> 6536.470399]         72
> 03 11 04 00 00 00 0c 00 0a 80 00 00 00 00 00 
> Dec 11 10:23:51 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [
> 6536.470416]         1b
> 8b 23 22 
> Dec 11 10:23:51 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6536.470423]
> sd 0:0:0:0:
> [sda] Add. Sense: Unrecovered read error - auto reallocate
> failed
> Dec 11 10:23:51 bookworm-acerdesktop kernel: [ 6536.470460]
> ata1: EH
> complete
> 
> This is a production machine and has become almost
> unusable.  Any help
> would be appreciated.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Keith
> 
> 
> 
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