[mythtv-users] Seagate Lockups (was libraries over 8TB)
acstadt at stadt.ca
Mon Jul 9 23:23:02 UTC 2012
On 07/07/2012 1:28 PM, Jay Ashworth wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Alexander Fisher" <alex at alexfisher.me.uk>
>> I've also had some odd behavior from one of my non-enterprise Seagate
>> drives. It's firmware locked up the other day, the drive not coming
>> back without a power cycle.
> I believe you had the same problem that I've had on 5 different Seagates
> over the last 4 years:
> There's a black hole somewhere on the drive. If you never touch it, the drive
> works just fine. But the second you even read one of those sectors, the
> drive adapter falls off line, and Linux can't touch it anymore, and it doesn't
> recover until you power the drive off. Once you do, everything's fine until
> you hit that spot again.
> Sound familiar?
> -- jra
Funny thing is I had exactly this problem with a Seagate drive this
weekend, its not in one of my arrays, just a plain old disk in a myth
storage group, so I'll just copy the data off it and retire it from
active use (probably through it in a test build box or something).
Just thought it was odd that if happened in the middle of this
discussion. Have to make a note of that zfs mirror trick for future
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