Errors from ata6:00 -- How to find corresponding device?

Roberto Ragusa mail at
Sun Nov 8 13:33:48 UTC 2009

Chris Tyler wrote:
> What does the 6 or 6:00 correspond to? It doesn't appear to be a major
> or minor device number, or correspond to any entries in /sys that I can
> find. If the 6 is not the device (but rather the driver version or
> something), is there any part of these messages that indicate which
> device is associated with the error?

Maybe you can find useful hints in /var/log/dmesg (or /var/log/messages).

   Roberto Ragusa    mail at

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