The error: 'COMRESET failed (errno = -16)' is being logged to dmesg

(Doc ID 2420985.1)

Last updated on JULY 12, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Error messages such as those included below related to the system's hardware are repeatedly being output to dmesg:

ata1: COMRESET failed (errno=-16)
ata1: COMRESET failed (errno=-16)
ata1.00: failed to IDENTIFY (INIT_DEV_PARAMS failed, err_mask=0x80)
ata1: COMRESET failed (errno=-16)
ata1: COMRESET failed (errno=-16)
ata1.00: failed to IDENTIFY (INIT_DEV_PARAMS failed, err_mask=0x80)
ata1: COMRESET failed (errno=-16)
ata1: COMRESET failed (errno=-16)
ata1.00: failed to IDENTIFY (INIT_DEV_PARAMS failed, err_mask=0x80)
ata1: COMRESET failed (errno=-16)
ata1: COMRESET failed (errno=-16)

 

Cause

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