View Full Version : [ubuntu] HDIO_GET_IDENTITY failed external USB disk

February 9th, 2012, 11:16 AM
hi all.
running ubuntu server 11.10. getting this error every 5 minutes in syslog

ata_id[25473]: HDIO_GET_IDENTITY failed for '/dev/sdb': Invalid argument

the disk is for backups and is working fine...anyone have any idea what the problem is?