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We recently purchased a 1TB Seagate 7200RPM hard disk.
I installed this hard disk on a server and configured NFS server.
I have mounted the nfs share on 2 clients and continuously extract information to the nfs share.
Whilst extracting the information, the NFS server loses the partition table of the hard disk on hdd . fdisk -l doesn't show any indication of /dev/hdd1. However when i reboot the server the partition table for hdd (1TB drive) re-appears.
The server is using Gentoo with kernel 126.96.36.199. The processor is Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU E2180 @ 2.00GHz.
This is the error messages, that i have observed from the NFS server.
May 26 16:40:05 ftp-svr ide: failed opcode was: unknown
May 26 16:40:05 ftp-svr hdd: no DRQ after issuing MULTWRITE_EXT
May 26 16:40:05 ftp-svr ide1: reset: master: error (0x00?)
May 26 16:40:05 ftp-svr end_request: I/O error, dev hdd, sector 171791
May 26 16:40:05 ftp-svr end_request: I/O error, dev hdd, sector 171799
May 26 16:40:05 ftp-svr end_request: I/O error, dev hdd, sector 171807
May 26 16:40:05 ftp-svr end_request: I/O error, dev hdd, sector 171815
May 26 16:40:05 ftp-svr end_request: I/O error, dev hdd, sector 171823
May 26 16:40:05 ftp-svr end_request: I/O error, dev hdd, sector 171831
and it goes on through all the sectors of the hard disk.
Could this be a defective hard disk or am I overlooking something?
Your opinion is much appreciated
Last edited by Igby; 05-27-2009 at 04:08 AM.
Reason: rephrased question