2TB HD , sector errors and slow response.

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2TB HD , sector errors and slow response.

#1 Post by rameshwor » 23 Apr 2013, 18:10

Hello ,
I have a Hitachi LifeStudio 2TB External HD.
when i plug it into windows , the HD cannot be run and error is given saying that the drive needs to be formatted.
in Linux [ Fedora 18 ] , the HD mounts well , but it runs too slow.
even browsing through the directories is soo slow.
i cannot play movies directly from the HD [ VLC shows no response ] , but once the movies are copied [ teh copy is slow too ] the movie then plays perfectly well.

Is it some partition tables issue ? or the HD is partially damaged ? :(

output of mount :

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/dev/sdb1 on /run/media/<username>/LIFESTUDIO type vfat (rw,nosuid,nodev,relatime,uid=1000,gid=1000,fmask=0022,dmask=0077,codepage=437,iocharset=ascii,shortname=mixed,showexec,utf8,flush,errors=remount-ro,uhelper=udisks2)
going through the logs , i see some block/sector errors as shown below :

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Apr 23 22:28:49 NA kernel: [ 3366.855166] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:28:49 NA kernel: [ 3366.855168] Sense Key : Medium Error [current] 
Apr 23 22:28:49 NA kernel: [ 3366.855174] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:28:49 NA kernel: [ 3366.855178] Add. Sense: Unrecovered read error
Apr 23 22:28:49 NA kernel: [ 3366.855182] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb] CDB: 
Apr 23 22:28:49 NA kernel: [ 3366.855184] Read(10): 28 20 00 00 69 53 00 00 0c 00
Apr 23 22:28:49 NA kernel: [ 3366.855197] end_request: critical target error, dev sdb, sector 26963
Apr 23 22:28:52 NA kernel: [ 3369.596944] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb] Unhandled sense code
Apr 23 22:28:52 NA kernel: [ 3369.596952] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:28:52 NA kernel: [ 3369.596955] Result: hostbyte=DID_OK driverbyte=DRIVER_SENSE
Apr 23 22:28:52 NA kernel: [ 3369.596959] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:28:52 NA kernel: [ 3369.596962] Sense Key : Medium Error [current] 
Apr 23 22:28:52 NA kernel: [ 3369.596968] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:28:52 NA kernel: [ 3369.596973] Add. Sense: Unrecovered read error
Apr 23 22:28:52 NA kernel: [ 3369.596977] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb] CDB: 
Apr 23 22:28:52 NA kernel: [ 3369.596984] Read(10): 28 20 00 00 69 54 00 00 0b 00
Apr 23 22:28:52 NA kernel: [ 3369.596998] end_request: critical target error, dev sdb, sector 26964
Apr 23 22:28:55 NA kernel: [ 3372.338584] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb] Unhandled sense code
Apr 23 22:28:55 NA kernel: [ 3372.338591] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:28:55 NA kernel: [ 3372.338595] Result: hostbyte=DID_OK driverbyte=DRIVER_SENSE
Apr 23 22:28:55 NA kernel: [ 3372.338599] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:28:55 NA kernel: [ 3372.338602] Sense Key : Medium Error [current] 
Apr 23 22:28:55 NA kernel: [ 3372.338608] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:28:55 NA kernel: [ 3372.338612] Add. Sense: Unrecovered read error
Apr 23 22:28:55 NA kernel: [ 3372.338616] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb] CDB: 
Apr 23 22:28:55 NA kernel: [ 3372.338619] Read(10): 28 20 00 00 69 38 00 00 01 00
Apr 23 22:28:55 NA kernel: [ 3372.338633] end_request: critical target error, dev sdb, sector 26936
Apr 23 22:28:55 NA kernel: [ 3372.338675] FAT-fs (sdb1): FAT read failed (blocknr 26873)
Apr 23 22:28:58 NA kernel: [ 3375.171989] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb] Unhandled sense code
Apr 23 22:28:58 NA kernel: [ 3375.171997] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:28:58 NA kernel: [ 3375.172000] Result: hostbyte=DID_OK driverbyte=DRIVER_SENSE
Apr 23 22:28:58 NA kernel: [ 3375.172029] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:28:58 NA kernel: [ 3375.172037] Sense Key : Medium Error [current] 
Apr 23 22:28:58 NA kernel: [ 3375.172043] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:28:58 NA kernel: [ 3375.172048] Add. Sense: Unrecovered read error
Apr 23 22:28:58 NA kernel: [ 3375.172052] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb] CDB: 
Apr 23 22:28:58 NA kernel: [ 3375.172054] Read(10): 28 20 00 00 69 38 00 00 01 00
Apr 23 22:28:58 NA kernel: [ 3375.172068] end_request: critical target error, dev sdb, sector 26936
Apr 23 22:29:00 NA kernel: [ 3377.922020] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb] Unhandled sense code
Apr 23 22:29:00 NA kernel: [ 3377.922028] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:29:00 NA kernel: [ 3377.922031] Result: hostbyte=DID_OK driverbyte=DRIVER_SENSE
Apr 23 22:29:00 NA kernel: [ 3377.922035] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:29:00 NA kernel: [ 3377.922038] Sense Key : Medium Error [current] 
Apr 23 22:29:00 NA kernel: [ 3377.922043] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:29:00 NA kernel: [ 3377.922048] Add. Sense: Unrecovered read error
Apr 23 22:29:00 NA kernel: [ 3377.922051] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb] CDB: 
Apr 23 22:29:00 NA kernel: [ 3377.922054] Read(10): 28 20 00 00 69 39 00 00 01 00
Apr 23 22:29:00 NA kernel: [ 3377.922072] end_request: critical target error, dev sdb, sector 26937
Apr 23 22:29:03 NA kernel: [ 3380.672049] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb] Unhandled sense code
Apr 23 22:29:03 NA kernel: [ 3380.672057] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:29:03 NA kernel: [ 3380.672061] Result: hostbyte=DID_OK driverbyte=DRIVER_SENSE
Apr 23 22:29:03 NA kernel: [ 3380.672064] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:29:03 NA kernel: [ 3380.672067] Sense Key : Medium Error [current] 
Apr 23 22:29:03 NA kernel: [ 3380.672073] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:29:03 NA kernel: [ 3380.672078] Add. Sense: Unrecovered read error
Apr 23 22:29:03 NA kernel: [ 3380.672082] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb] CDB: 
Apr 23 22:29:03 NA kernel: [ 3380.672084] Read(10): 28 20 00 00 69 3a 00 00 18 00
Apr 23 22:29:03 NA kernel: [ 3380.672098] end_request: critical target error, dev sdb, sector 26938
Apr 23 22:29:06 NA kernel: [ 3383.422059] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb] Unhandled sense code
Apr 23 22:29:06 NA kernel: [ 3383.422067] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:29:06 NA kernel: [ 3383.422072] Result: hostbyte=DID_OK driverbyte=DRIVER_SENSE
Apr 23 22:29:06 NA kernel: [ 3383.422075] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:29:06 NA kernel: [ 3383.422078] Sense Key : Medium Error [current] 
Apr 23 22:29:06 NA kernel: [ 3383.422084] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:29:06 NA kernel: [ 3383.422089] Add. Sense: Unrecovered read error
Apr 23 22:29:06 NA kernel: [ 3383.422093] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb] CDB: 
Apr 23 22:29:06 NA kernel: [ 3383.422095] Read(10): 28 20 00 00 69 3b 00 00 17 00
Apr 23 22:29:06 NA kernel: [ 3383.422110] end_request: critical target error, dev sdb, sector 26939
Apr 23 22:29:09 NA kernel: [ 3386.163812] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb] Unhandled sense code
Apr 23 22:29:09 NA kernel: [ 3386.163819] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:29:09 NA kernel: [ 3386.163823] Result: hostbyte=DID_OK driverbyte=DRIVER_SENSE
Apr 23 22:29:09 NA kernel: [ 3386.163827] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:29:09 NA kernel: [ 3386.163829] Sense Key : Medium Error [current] 
Apr 23 22:29:09 NA kernel: [ 3386.163840] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:29:09 NA kernel: [ 3386.163844] Add. Sense: Unrecovered read error
Apr 23 22:29:09 NA kernel: [ 3386.163848] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb] CDB: 
Apr 23 22:29:09 NA kernel: [ 3386.163851] Read(10): 28 20 00 00 69 53 00 00 0c 00
Apr 23 22:29:09 NA kernel: [ 3386.163865] end_request: critical target error, dev sdb, sector 26963
Apr 23 22:29:11 NA kernel: [ 3388.905443] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb] Unhandled sense code
Apr 23 22:29:11 NA kernel: [ 3388.905451] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:29:11 NA kernel: [ 3388.905455] Result: hostbyte=DID_OK driverbyte=DRIVER_SENSE
Apr 23 22:29:11 NA kernel: [ 3388.905458] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:29:11 NA kernel: [ 3388.905461] Sense Key : Medium Error [current] 
Apr 23 22:29:11 NA kernel: [ 3388.905467] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:29:11 NA kernel: [ 3388.905472] Add. Sense: Unrecovered read error
Apr 23 22:29:11 NA kernel: [ 3388.905476] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb] CDB: 
Apr 23 22:29:11 NA kernel: [ 3388.905478] Read(10): 28 20 00 00 69 54 00 00 0b 00
Apr 23 22:29:11 NA kernel: [ 3388.905492] end_request: critical target error, dev sdb, sector 26964
Apr 23 22:29:14 NA kernel: [ 3391.646993] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb] Unhandled sense code
Apr 23 22:29:14 NA kernel: [ 3391.647000] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:29:14 NA kernel: [ 3391.647027] Result: hostbyte=DID_OK driverbyte=DRIVER_SENSE
Apr 23 22:29:14 NA kernel: [ 3391.647032] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:29:14 NA kernel: [ 3391.647035] Sense Key : Medium Error [current] 
Apr 23 22:29:14 NA kernel: [ 3391.647053] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb]  
Apr 23 22:29:14 NA kernel: [ 3391.647060] Add. Sense: Unrecovered read error
Apr 23 22:29:14 NA kernel: [ 3391.647064] sd 5:0:0:1: [sdb] CDB: 
Apr 23 22:29:14 NA kernel: [ 3391.647067] Read(10): 28 20 00 00 69 38 00 00 01 00
Apr 23 22:29:14 NA kernel: [ 3391.647086] end_request: critical target error, dev sdb, sector 26936
Apr 23 22:29:14 NA kernel: [ 3391.647352] FAT-fs (sdb1): FAT read failed (blocknr 26873)
Do let me know if any other informations is needed..

Thanks

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