Sun ultra 5 disk0 down but need to bring it up ( MIRACLE?)

Sun ultra 5 disk0 down but need to bring it up ( MIRACLE?)

Post by JC » Mon, 21 May 2007 17:26:37


Hi Folks,

IDE Disk0 ( seagate ST320420A) on Sun ultra 5 is downed.

Error Message

1) Bios level ; boot disk0
; short disk read
; The file just loaded does not appear to be executable

2) When boot cdrom -sw
# fsck /dev/rdsk/c0t0d0s0
Warning: uncorrectable data error: block 1a00980
disk not responding to selection

3) Also tried
# fsck -o b=32 /dev/rdsk/c0t0d0s0
- same message as above -

4) Trying to mount disk
# mount /dev/dsk/c0t0d0s0 /mnt
I/O error
cannot mount /dev/dsk/c0t0d0

Greatly appreciate if someone had tried other methods and manage to
mount the disk.

This is desperate situation.
Hoping for a MIRACLE ???

Thanks/Best regards
 
 
 

Sun ultra 5 disk0 down but need to bring it up ( MIRACLE?)

Post by Ian Collin » Mon, 21 May 2007 17:55:07


Can format see the disk?

If so, you might be very lucky and be able to run a surface analysis and
repair the block.

The disk would appear to be doomed.

--
Ian Collins.

 
 
 

Sun ultra 5 disk0 down but need to bring it up ( MIRACLE?)

Post by Trinea » Tue, 22 May 2007 01:43:52

There's no low-level format capability or block repair on IDE disks like
there is on SCSI or FC-AL.
Pretty much if an IDE drive is dying you should replace it.

Trinean