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Re: [opensuse] Disk dying ?
  • From: Koenraad Lelong <k.lelong@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 03 Mar 2009 09:02:59 +0100
  • Message-id: <49ACE433.6030708@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
David Haller schreef:
Hello,

On Mon, 02 Mar 2009, Koenraad Lelong wrote:
196 Reallocated_Event_Count 0x0032 100 100 000 Old_age Always - 1
[..]
I don't see any indication of a dying disk. Am I missing something ?

Yes.

A nice table of the SMART Attributes is
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S.M.A.R.T.#Known_ATA_S.M.A.R.T._attributes

-dnh

Thanks for the link, but how do you read the table from the disk ?
I'm confused because all 'VALUEs' are the same as 'WORST'. So I looked at 'RAW_VALUE' where the 'Reallocated_Event_Count' is 1, so 1 bad sector realloacted isn't that bad. And Reallocated_Sectors_Ct is 0 (raw value). Or should I read this as 'tried to reallocate one sector, but failed' ?
I compared with my own laptop where I put in a new drive about a month ago. Reallocated_Event_Count is 200 200 for VALUE and WORST, RAW_VALUE is 0.
Of the 18 entries, there are 6 that are different for VALUE and WORST.
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