SCSI disk error - Additional sense indicates Mechanical positioning error
Posted on 2006-07-03
One of our RedHat servers (Linux zzz 2.4.18-3 #1 Thu Apr 18 07:37:53 EDT 2002 i686 unknown) is displaying this error when restarting a script that tests ICMP.
Shutting Down Pinger :SCSI disk error : host 1 channel 0
Info fld=0x0, Current sd08:10: sense key Hardware Error
Additional sense indicates Mechanical positioning error
I/O error: dev 08:10, sector 0
Does this error relate to RAID or simply imminent hardware failure?
Any suggestions on how to check for this sort of issue on other servers, before it gets to this point?