[jaunty] endless repeating messages in sys log about kernel ata

Bug #333874 reported by kulight on 2009-02-24
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Bug Description

im getting endless log reports (thousands a minute) from the kernel about ata

log:
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b 24 17:12:19 kulight-desktop kernel: [13599.832026] ata3: EH pending after 5 tries, giving up
Feb 24 17:12:19 kulight-desktop kernel: [13599.832033] ata3: EH complete
Feb 24 17:12:19 kulight-desktop kernel: [13600.476029] ata4: EH pending after 5 tries, giving up
Feb 24 17:12:19 kulight-desktop kernel: [13600.476036] ata4: EH complete
Feb 24 17:12:20 kulight-desktop kernel: [13601.416033] ata3: EH pending after 5 tries, giving up
Feb 24 17:12:20 kulight-desktop kernel: [13601.416040] ata3: EH complete
Feb 24 17:12:21 kulight-desktop kernel: [13602.064028] ata4: EH pending after 5 tries, giving up
Feb 24 17:12:21 kulight-desktop kernel: [13602.064036] ata4: EH complete
Feb 24 17:12:22 kulight-desktop kernel: [13602.984025] ata3: EH pending after 5 tries, giving up
Feb 24 17:12:22 kulight-desktop kernel: [13602.984031] ata3: EH complete
Feb 24 17:12:22 kulight-desktop kernel: [13603.632031] ata4: EH pending after 5 tries, giving up
Feb 24 17:12:22 kulight-desktop kernel: [13603.632038] ata4: EH complete
Feb 24 17:12:23 kulight-desktop kernel: [13604.548029] ata3: EH pending after 5 tries, giving up
Feb 24 17:12:23 kulight-desktop kernel: [13604.548036] ata3: EH complete
Feb 24 17:12:24 kulight-desktop kernel: [13605.208033] ata4: EH pending after 5 tries, giving up
Feb 24 17:12:24 kulight-desktop kernel: [13605.208040] ata4: EH complete
Feb 24 17:12:25 kulight-desktop kernel: [13606.125156] ata3: EH pending after 5 tries, giving up
Feb 24 17:12:25 kulight-desktop kernel: [13606.125164] ata3: EH complete
Feb 24 17:12:26 kulight-desktop kernel: [13606.772032] ata4: EH pending after 5 tries, giving up
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kulight (kulight) wrote :

added kernel log file

kulight (kulight) wrote :

i see no one have that problem beside me

any chance to get guide on how to further investigate the bug because its making my computer work slowly at time

Hannu Teulahti (teu) wrote :
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I have the same problems. The error comes from unused SATA ports.

This bug seems similar, but fixed ages ago:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/269652

Mar 1 20:18:10 leopold kernel: [ 6254.304027] ata1: EH pending after 5 tries, giving up
Mar 1 20:18:10 leopold kernel: [ 6254.304036] ata1: EH complete
Mar 1 20:18:10 leopold kernel: [ 6254.604172] ata2: EH pending after 5 tries, giving up
Mar 1 20:18:10 leopold kernel: [ 6254.604180] ata2: EH complete
Mar 1 20:18:12 leopold kernel: [ 6255.876016] ata1: EH pending after 5 tries, giving up
Mar 1 20:18:12 leopold kernel: [ 6255.876024] ata1: EH complete
Mar 1 20:18:12 leopold kernel: [ 6256.164027] ata2: EH pending after 5 tries, giving up
Mar 1 20:18:12 leopold kernel: [ 6256.164036] ata2: EH complete
Mar 1 20:18:13 leopold kernel: [ 6257.440020] ata1: EH pending after 5 tries, giving up
Mar 1 20:18:13 leopold kernel: [ 6257.440028] ata1: EH complete
Mar 1 20:18:14 leopold kernel: [ 6257.732029] ata2: EH pending after 5 tries, giving up
Mar 1 20:18:14 leopold kernel: [ 6257.732038] ata2: EH complete
Mar 1 20:18:15 leopold kernel: [ 6259.004016] ata1: EH pending after 5 tries, giving up
Mar 1 20:18:15 leopold kernel: [ 6259.004025] ata1: EH complete
Mar 1 20:18:15 leopold kernel: [ 6259.292025] ata2: EH pending after 5 tries, giving up
Mar 1 20:18:15 leopold kernel: [ 6259.292033] ata2: EH complete
Mar 1 20:18:16 leopold kernel: [ 6260.576029] ata1: EH pending after 5 tries, giving up
Mar 1 20:18:16 leopold kernel: [ 6260.576039] ata1: EH complete
Mar 1 20:18:17 leopold kernel: [ 6260.852025] ata2: EH pending after 5 tries, giving up
Mar 1 20:18:17 leopold kernel: [ 6260.852034] ata2: EH complete

Linux leopold 2.6.28-8-generic #26-Ubuntu SMP Wed Feb 25 04:27:53 UTC 2009 x86_64 GNU/Linux

00:00.0 Host bridge: nVidia Corporation nForce3 250Gb Host Bridge (rev a1)
00:01.0 ISA bridge: nVidia Corporation nForce3 250Gb LPC Bridge (rev a2)
00:01.1 SMBus: nVidia Corporation nForce 250Gb PCI System Management (rev a1)
00:02.0 USB Controller: nVidia Corporation CK8S USB Controller (rev a1)
00:02.1 USB Controller: nVidia Corporation CK8S USB Controller (rev a1)
00:02.2 USB Controller: nVidia Corporation nForce3 EHCI USB 2.0 Controller (rev a2)
00:05.0 Bridge: nVidia Corporation CK8S Ethernet Controller (rev a2)
00:06.0 Multimedia audio controller: nVidia Corporation nForce3 250Gb AC'97 Audio Controller (rev a1)
00:08.0 IDE interface: nVidia Corporation CK8S Parallel ATA Controller (v2.5) (rev a2)
00:0a.0 IDE interface: nVidia Corporation nForce3 Serial ATA Controller (rev a2)
00:0b.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation nForce3 250Gb AGP Host to PCI Bridge (rev a2)
00:0e.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation nForce3 250Gb PCI-to-PCI Bridge (rev a2)
00:18.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] HyperTransport Technology Configuration
00:18.1 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Address Map
00:18.2 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] DRAM Controller
00:18.3 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Miscellaneous Control
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV...

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kulight (kulight) wrote :

the bug you linked to does look similar so it might be an easy on to fix since it have been fixed before

marking confirmed since you experiencing the same problem

Changed in linux:
status: New → Confirmed
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