SCSI Parity Error

Sean McAvoy sean.mcavoy at megawheels.com
Thu Aug 14 09:53:00 CDT 2003


The built in MPT controller.

On Thu, 2003-08-14 at 09:43, Mark Watts wrote:
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> > Hello,
> > I'm having a problem with a Tape drive (Seagate 9SP40-000, DDS4)  that has
> > been added to a Dell PowerEdge 1600sc.The drive is recognized, the st drive
> > loaded, and mt will report back with the correct tape type.But when I run
> > `tar cvf /dev/tape /etc` to test it, I get the following error from
> > tar:tar: /dev/tape: Wrote only 0 of 10240 bytes
> > tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
> > when I check `dmesg` I see:
> > SCSI Error Report =-=-= (0:6:0)
> >   SCSI_Status=02h (CHECK CONDITION)
> >   Original_CDB[]: 0A 01 00 00 3C 00 - "WRITE(6)"
> >   SenseData[12h]: 70 00 0B 00 00 00 00 0A 00 00 00 00 47 00 00 00 00 00
> >   SenseKey=Bh (ABORTED COMMAND); FRU=00h
> >   ASC/ASCQ=47h/00h ""
> > st0: Error with sense data: Current st09:00: sense key Aborted Command
> > Additional sense indicates Scsi parity error
> >
> > I'm runing Debian 3.0, with a custom 2.4.20 SMP kernel. I use the same
> > kernel on numerous other 1600sc's without issue, but they use the Dell
> > supplied dds4 tape drive.
> > Is this hardware failure, or just SCSI misconfiguration?
> > Any help is much appreciated, Thanks!
> >
> 
> Which scsi controler is is attached to?
> 
> - -- 
> Mark Watts
> Senior Systems Engineer
> QinetiQ TIM
> St Andrews Road, Malvern
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Sean McAvoy
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