Using smartmontools to detect impending hard disk failure
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The smartd daemon has reported drive errors in /var/log/messages.
You notice errors after running the smartctl --all command on one or more disk devices.
Error counter log:
Errors Corrected by Total Correction Gigabytes Total
ECC rereads/ errors algorithm processed uncorrected
fast | delayed rewrites corrected invocations [10^9 bytes] errors
read: 132089 0 0 132089 132089 850.315 0
write: 0 0 0 0 0 415.707 0
Non-medium error count: 90680
After running supportconfig -o SMART you see disk errors in the fs-smartmon.txt file.
WARNING: To prevent system hangs from buggy devices, smartd is turned off by default or smartmontools is not installed at all. Please test smartd manually first before turning it on via the Runlevel Editor or by /sbin/chkconfig -add smartd.
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- Document ID:7004508
- Creation Date: 23-Sep-2009
- Modified Date:06-Mar-2021
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