[mythtv-users] OT: SATA errors

Ryan Duffy dusteur at excite.com
Fri Jul 10 12:29:01 UTC 2009


>> Jul 6 22:41:12 hdevine-desktop kernel: [1429202.244693] ata1: hard
>> resetting link
>> Jul 6 22:41:12 hdevine-desktop kernel  [1429207.386529] ata1: failed due
>> to HW bug, retry pmp=0
>> Jul 6 22:41:12 hdevine-desktop kernel [1429207.560531] ata1: SATA link
>> up 1.5 Gbps (SStatus 113 SControl 310)
>> Jul 6 22:41:12 hdevine-desktop kernel [1429207.569392] ata1.00:SB600
>> AHCI: limiting to 255 sectors per cmd
>> Jul 6 22:41:12 hdevine-desktop kernel [1429207.570139] ata1.00:SB600
>> AHCI: limiting to 255 sectors per cmd
>> Jul 6 22:41:12 hdevine-desktop kernel [1429207.570145] ata1.00:
>> configured for UDMA/33
>> Jul 6 22:41:12 hdevine-desktop kernel [1429207.570162] sd 0:0:0:0: [sda]
>> Result: hostbyte=DID_OK driverbyte=DRIVER_SENSE,SUGGEST_OK
>> Jul 6 22:41:12 hdevine-desktop kernel [1429207.570162] sd 0:0:0:0: [sda]
>> Sense Key: Aborted Command [current][descriptor]
>>
>> This went on for a while, probably until I rebooted and had problems
>> booting up.  This seems to point to a SATA issue on the MB, but I can't
>> seem to figure out why I can see the drive on the SATA bus from the
>> LiveCD, but can't boot from it.  Very strange, but I'm probably missing
>> something.


I'm sure I'm stating the obvious here - but you have tried a different SATA cable? 

I had one which was slightly broken once, and it almost worked but I kept getting very very odd error messages although the drive was detected fine. 


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