[rescue] fx a large drive under IRIX 6.5

Scott Newell newell at cei.net
Tue Jan 27 14:07:31 CST 2004

>It's the same for all three drives, right down to the block number that
>fails.  It's hard to believe that all three drives are bad.  They are SCA
>drives, and I'm using adapters to connect them to the 68-pin sleds, but the
>adapters are of two different brands, which would seem to eliminate that
>variable.  The other drives in the machine, including the ones I added some
>months back, work OK, on both controllers, so that would seem to let out the
>machine itself as the problem. Three bad drives in a row seems unlikely,

Are the failing drives all from the same source?  Any chance that the
drives were formatted at other than 512 bytes/sector?


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