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Old 06-29-2009, 06:18 AM   #1
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System hangs while booting


While booting it's saying starting smartd and the system hangs for ever.So what I do is to boot the system in single user mode,then start the service smartd manually by
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service smartd start
,them init 5,then continue as normal...What should I do to fix this..
 
Old 06-29-2009, 06:43 AM   #2
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The information that you have given not enough to short-out problem, do you really need smartd daemon for hard disk health monitoring?
 
Old 06-29-2009, 07:08 AM   #3
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Are you enabled hardisk 32/16-bit mod?
Dma is on/off?


check dma with following command
hdparm -d /dev/sda (/dev/sda is your harddisk drive)
also check which operatioal mod the hdd is, using the following command
hdparm -c /dev/sda

please give me the O/P

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Old 06-29-2009, 07:15 AM   #4
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The information that you have given not enough to short-out problem, do you really need smartd daemon for hard disk health monitoring?
I dont know what the smartd daemon does,actually 2 days before I was outside and my system was running as some downlod works were going on.When I returned there was no power and my system was shutted down as all backups of my UPS were also finished .After then this problem has arised...
 
Old 06-29-2009, 07:19 AM   #5
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I dont know what the smartd daemon does,actually 2 days before I was outside and my system was running as some downlod works were going on.When I returned there was no power and my system was shutted down as all backups of my UPS were also finished .After then this problem has arised...


Go to single user mod and run a fsck manually
 
Old 06-29-2009, 07:21 AM   #6
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Are you enabled hardisk 32/16-bit mod?
Dma is on/off?


check dma with following command
hdparm -d /dev/sda (/dev/sda is your harddisk drive)
also check which operatioal mod the hdd is, using the following command
hdparm -c /dev/sda

please give me the O/P
Code:
[root@PDK ~]# hdparm -d /dev/hdc

/dev/hdc:
 using_dma    =  1 (on)
[root@PDK ~]# hdparm -c /dev/hdc

/dev/hdc:
 IO_support   =  0 (default 16-bit)
 
Old 06-29-2009, 07:26 AM   #7
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if you are not using smartd daemon then just turn off it from your all runlevels
 
Old 06-29-2009, 07:32 AM   #8
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[root@PDK ~]# hdparm -d /dev/hdc

/dev/hdc:
 using_dma    =  1 (on)
[root@PDK ~]# hdparm -c /dev/hdc

/dev/hdc:
 IO_support   =  0 (default 16-bit)


Hdd Parameters are seems to be fine.
To check the file system errors do a fsck manually from init 1
 
Old 07-04-2009, 12:48 PM   #9
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Go to single user mod and run a fsck manually
Thanks ,now it worked well..
 
  


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