Simple and Easy steps to solve SQL Server issues: Error: 823, Severity: 24, State: 2. The operating system returned error 21(The device is not ready.) to SQL Server during a read at offset 0x000000000f0000 in file 'L:\adventure\data\Data\Adventure.BEACSS'. Additional messages in the SQL Server error log and system event log may provide more detail. This is a severe system-level error condition that threatens database integrity and must be corrected immediately. Complete a full database consistency check (DBCC CHECKDB). This error can be caused by many factors; for more information, see SQL Server Books Online.