[kwlug-disc] Constant freezups

Raul Suarez rarsa at yahoo.com
Fri Dec 11 16:57:01 EST 2009


http://lkml.indiana.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0805.3/0467.html

Raul Suarez

Technology consultant
Software, Hardware and Practices
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An eclectic collection of random thoughts


--- On Fri, 12/11/09, Brian Nickle <brian at nickle.ca> wrote:

> From: Brian Nickle <brian at nickle.ca>
> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] Constant freezups
> To: "KWLUG discussion" <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Received: Friday, December 11, 2009, 2:11 PM
> I don't think it's related to this
> issue but it might help somebody out there.  I was unable
> to boot Ubuntu 9.10 on my desktop.  The problem ended up
> being with the pae enabled kernel when I switched to the
> none pae kernel my system booted as normal.  I guess
> I'll only be able to access 3.2GB of my 4GB of memory
> too bad.
> 
> 
> Brian
> 
> On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 12:51 PM,
> Raul Suarez <rarsa at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> 
> 
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/389192
> 
> 
> 
> Raul Suarez
> 
> 
> 
> Technology consultant
> 
> Software, Hardware and Practices
> 
> _________________
> 
> http://rarsa.blogspot.com/
> 
> An eclectic collection of random thoughts
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> --- 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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