[arch-general] blk_update_request: I/O error, dev sda

Morten Linderud foxboron at archlinux.org
Mon May 31 11:16:15 UTC 2021

On Mon, May 31, 2021 at 01:11:19PM +0200, Morten Bo Johansen via arch-general wrote:
> Do you have some suggestions as to how I should go about dealing
> with this? Other commands to test the hard drive? Kernel
> parameters? Anything?

Check if it's a bad sata cable. These errors usually indicates a broken cable,
connector or a bad disk. But if there are no bad sectors I wouldn't bet on the
disk being broken.

> Thanks,
> Morten

Clearly we can only resolve this naming conflict one way:

I demand holmgang!

Morten Linderud

For the uncivilized among us: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holmgang
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