[wellylug] Smart data

Mark Foster blakjak at blakjak.net
Wed Mar 9 09:57:30 NZDT 2011


Immediately cease to trust the disk.

https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/S.M.A.R.T. is worth the 
read.

I can vouch personally for the usefulness of the 'prefail' condition.
If under warranty, the drive should be replaced by the vendor.

Mark.

On Wed, 9 Mar 2011, E Chalaron wrote:

> Hi all
>
> Was just wondering how reliable are the data collected by smart data ?
> I have 2 disks exactly the same brand / model in a Raid 0 under Suse
> 11.2 (soon 11.4) one is showing healthy and another one is showing
> prefail with 61 reallocated sectors.
> Should I send it back ? if so on what argument ? Strictly it is still
> working ...
>
> Cheers
> E
>
>
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