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Re: whacky syslogd time



this has been repeatedly covered in the archives. a couple examples
are below. This sounds like a bad drive to me.

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/openbsd/2001-12/1183.html
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=openbsd-misc&m=109637621021344&w=2
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=openbsd-misc&w=2&r=1&s=+uncorrectable+data+error+reading&q=b

pflogd choked while doing something with the logs, probably because
your drive is dying.

time is off by 6 hours ... just about the difference between CST and GMT


On Tue, 8 Feb 2005 15:07:39 -0600, eric
<eric-list-openbsd-misc_(_at_)_catastrophe_(_dot_)_net> wrote:
> A bit of trivia for the "I know why that's a problem" folks :)
> 
> On a 3.6-RELEASE x86 machine, these syslog entries are fine...
> 
> Feb  8 14:59:38 saturn /bsd: wd0f:  uncorrectable data error reading fsbn
> 1779088 of 1779072-1779103 (wd0 bn 8004496; cn 7940 tn 15 sn 31), retrying
> Feb  8 14:59:38 saturn /bsd: wd0f:  uncorrectable data error reading fsbn
> 1779088 of 1779072-1779103 (wd0 bn 8004496; cn 7940 tn 15 sn 31), retrying
> Feb  8 14:59:38 saturn /bsd: wd0f:  uncorrectable data error reading fsbn
> 1779097 of 1779072-1779103 (wd0 bn 8004505; cn 7940 tn 15 sn 40), retrying
> Feb  8 14:59:38 saturn /bsd: wd0f:  uncorrectable data error reading fsbn
> 1779097 of 1779072-1779103 (wd0 bn 8004505; cn 7940 tn 15 sn 40)
> 
> ...until here!
> 
> Feb  8 20:59:37 saturn pflogd[22879]: Corrupted log file.
> Feb  8 20:59:38 saturn pflogd[22879]: Logging suspended: open error
> Feb  8 15:00:00 saturn ntpd[4621]: adjusting local clock by 0.331998s
> Feb  8 21:02:31 saturn pflogd[22879]: Exiting
> Feb  8 21:02:31 saturn pflogd[22879]: 6 packets received, 0/6 dropped (kernel/pflogd)
> 
> The time on the host is correct.
> 
> saturn:$ rdate -np time.nist.gov ; date
> Tue Feb  8 15:04:50 CST 2005
> Tue Feb  8 15:04:50 CST 2005
> 
> Does anyone have ideas what's up? The incorrect time is also getting sent to
> the syslogd server.
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> - Eric
> 
> 


-- 
GDB has a 'break' feature; why doesn't it have 'fix' too?



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