System Administration
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

st1: Block limits 1 - 16777215 bytes

Alvin_14
Advisor

st1: Block limits 1 - 16777215 bytes

my /var/log/messages is flooded with this message:

[root@myhost ~]# tail /var/log/messages
Jun 15 18:01:51 myhost kernel: st1: Block limits 1 - 16777215 bytes.

any idea?
1 REPLY
Steven E. Protter
Exalted Contributor

Re: st1: Block limits 1 - 16777215 bytes

Shalom,

No answer, just a few common threads. It is a common message and comes up a lot.

http://lists.us.dell.com/pipermail/linux-poweredge/2005-March/019546.html

http://www.cs.helsinki.fi/linux/linux-kernel/Year-1999/1999-21/0731.html

Seems to happen a lot when there is a scsi timeout when no tape is in the tape drive.

Could be a sign of a bad disk as well.

SEP
Steven E Protter
Owner of ISN Corporation
http://isnamerica.com
http://hpuxconsulting.com
Sponsor: http://hpux.ws
Twitter: http://twitter.com/hpuxlinux
Founder http://newdatacloud.com