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Upgrading an NVMe zpool from 222G to 1TB drives

The FreshPorts dev, test, and stage websites are hosted on a server in my basement. Each instance consists of two jails: an ingress node – for pulling in new commits (and other data) into the database. a webserver node – for displaying the web pages. The new drives: Sometimes the zpool gets too close to …

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R710 – getting the drives ready

I recently installed 6 SSDs into an R710. In this post, I will describe what I did to the empty SSDs before I started using them. short test I ran a short test on each one of the drives. I already had smartctl. $ sudo smartctl -t short /dev/da0 smartctl 6.6 2017-11-05 r4594 [FreeBSD 11.1-RELEASE-p1 …

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smartd: Device: /dev/ada0, 8 Currently unreadable (pending) sectors

This morning I discovered this in my logs: Feb 14 04:56:39 knew kernel: (ada0:ata0:0:0:0): READ_DMA48. ACB: 25 00 b8 a8 f0 40 4b 00 00 00 e8 00 Feb 14 04:56:54 knew kernel: (ada0:ata0:0:0:0): CAM status: ATA Status Error Feb 14 04:56:54 knew kernel: (ada0:ata0:0:0:0): ATA status: 51 (DRDY SERV ERR), error: 40 (UNC ) …

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smartd: ATA error count increased from 0 to 1

I noticed this in /var/log/messages today: Jul 30 13:25:21 knew kernel: (ada0:ata0:0:0:0): READ_DMA48. ACB: 25 00 b0 51 95 40 68 00 00 00 40 00 Jul 30 13:25:21 knew kernel: (ada0:ata0:0:0:0): CAM status: ATA Status Error Jul 30 13:25:21 knew kernel: (ada0:ata0:0:0:0): ATA status: 51 (DRDY SERV ERR), error: 40 (UNC ) Jul 30 …

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smartd: Device: 8 Currently unreadable (pending) sectors

I noticed these messages this morning, on the new server: $ grep smartd /var/log/messages Jul 25 11:35:29 varm smartd[813]: Device: /dev/da15 [SAT], 8 Currently unreadable (pending) sectors Jul 25 11:35:29 varm smartd[813]: Device: /dev/da15 [SAT], 10 Offline uncorrectable sectors Jul 25 12:05:28 varm smartd[813]: Device: /dev/da15 [SAT], 8 Currently unreadable (pending) sectors Jul 25 12:35:29 …

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