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Error Message?

Postby Marshmallow » Wed May 13, 2020 3:27 am

Hi!

I'm running IfW from a script to make backup images, and it sends me a log. Recently, it sent me a log which looks like this:

[5/10/2020 9:24:04 AM] /b /uy /um /d:w0@0x45C /f:I:\Backups\Images\BackupF10 /comp:10
[5/10/2020 9:24:10 AM] Image for Windows 2.87 (GUI)
[5/10/2020 9:24:10 AM] Starting ...
imagew64.exe /b /uy /um /d:w0@0x45C /f:"I:\Backups\Images\BackupF10" /comp:10
[5/10/2020 9:24:10 AM] Deleting I:\Backups\Images\BackupF10.TBI
[5/10/2020 9:24:12 AM] PHYLock is waiting for drive writing to stop ...
[5/10/2020 9:24:17 AM] PHYLock using drive F:
[5/10/2020 9:24:17 AM] PHYLock Started
[5/10/2020 9:24:17 AM] PHYLock Using Disk
[5/10/2020 9:24:17 AM] PHYLock version 11
[5/10/2020 9:24:18 AM] Backup: Drive 0 (F:) Data Volume (45C) 112243 MiB HPFS/NTFS
[5/10/2020 9:24:18 AM] To: I:\Backups\Images\BackupF10.TBI
[5/10/2020 9:25:14 AM] A hard drive error occurred while reading 128 sectors from LBA 518175358.
Ignore all errors and continue?
[5/10/2020 10:26:40 AM] INFO: Total Sectors:229874085 Total Allocated:124364568
[5/10/2020 10:26:40 AM] INFO: 124364568 Sector(s) backed up
[5/10/2020 10:26:52 AM] Bad Sectors - Reading:3 Writing:0 (1)
[5/10/2020 10:26:53 AM] Operation Completed with Error Code 0
[5/10/2020 10:26:53 AM] Stop

As you guys can see, there's an error at 9:25:14 AM. I understand from the knowledge base that this error means that IfW found a defective sector or sectors.

1. Can I just ignore this, as long as there's plenty of space on my drive?
2. Is this a sign that my drive is dying of old age, and I'll shortly have a lot of problems with it?

Thanks.
M.
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Re: Error Message?

Postby TeraByte Support » Wed May 13, 2020 9:11 pm

You can run the drive manufactures utility or something like spinrite to
check the drive and remap bad sectors (if not being done automatically)
or if relocation table full, I wouldn't mess with it, especially if
older drive, I'd just get a new one to prevent all the programs that can
happen when starts going bad vs just dying.

On 5/13/2020 3:27 AM, Marshmallow wrote:
> [5/10/2020 10:26:52 AM] Bad Sectors - Reading:3 Writing:0 (1)
>
> As you guys can see, there's an error at 9:25:14 AM. I understand from the knowledge base that this error means that IfW found a defective sector or sectors.
>
> 1. Can I just ignore this, as long as there's plenty of space on my drive?
> 2. Is this a sign that my drive is dying of old age, and I'll shortly have a lot of problems with it?
>
> Thanks.
> M.
>
>

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Re: Error Message?

Postby Marshmallow » Sat May 16, 2020 11:15 am

Does it mean that the error are on the drive that was being copied FROM?

Thanks again.
M.
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Re: Error Message?

Postby Bob Coleman » Sat May 16, 2020 12:58 pm

Marshmallow wrote:
> Does it mean that the error are on the drive that was being copied FROM?
>
> Thanks again.
> M.

I don't know that I have the definitive answer here, but since it says:

Bad Sectors -
READIMG:3
WRITING:0

I would certainly think so (reformatting is mine).
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