More problems with Kernel 2.4.10-pre12 and mounting

Ethan Benson erbenson at
Mon Sep 24 16:18:39 EST 2001

On Mon, Sep 24, 2001 at 12:22:22AM -0400, patrick wrote:
> On Sun, 23 Sep 2001, Ethan Benson wrote:
> > the dd trick shows you can read the device without problems, are you
> > sure the filesystem is not corrupt? or that the disk is not failing?
> But the problem isn't limited to /dev/sdb, since /dev/sda also has
> problems.  (I can't do any of the tricks, i.e., dd or pdisk -l /dev/sda
> with it either.  Again, this is all under 2.4.10-pre12, 2.2.18 works
> fine.)

well sounds to me like your scsi driver is hosed then.  
> > badblocks -sv /dev/sdb
> Nothing bad happened, and no error messages came out (I checked
> the entire /dev/sdb drive), so I'm assuming my drive is ok.

well if badblocks has no problem reading the entire device why should
anything else.  this clearly has nothing to do with partition table

Ethan Benson

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