Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 450874
USB hard drive journal failure, slow operation, can't fsck
Last modified: 2009-01-09 01:35:13 EST
Description of problem: Newest kernel release fails to properly handle USB 160
GB hard drive. Attached, please find boot information from the latest kernel
boot, journal failure message and boot information from previous kernel.
Additionally, the drive operational speed dropped drastically and an fsck on
the drive failed.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Works on kernel-184.108.40.206-92.fc8
How reproducible: Didn't want to try reproducing the problem, sorry. Reboot to
the old kernel cured all the ills - fsck succeeded with no errors reported,
Steps to Reproduce:
Actual results: USB driver seems broken on new kernel at least for this drive
Expected results: Working USB drives
Created attachment 308938 [details]
Kernel boot information on new and old kernel along with posted kernel errors
I'm reporting this upstream right now. Clearly a regression in EHCI.
Chuck, please don't reassign this to me yet. It's my bug, but I'm really
busy with usb-serial and things... Sorry. I'll take this later.
Meanwhile maybe Alan Stern & David-B would know something about this.
Seems to work ok on both kernel-220.127.116.11-27.fc8 and kernel-18.104.22.168-40.fc8
although there's limited runtime on the last one.
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