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Re: [SLE] smartd message
  • From: Jon Nelson <jnelson-suse@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2005 07:29:20 -0600 (CST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0502100728440.25227@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Yes, that's all that it is.
smartd must be configured to send that message, but once it is, every
time it is restarted it will send it. I would investigate why it is
restarting twice a day.


On Thu, 10 Feb 2005, B. Stia wrote:

> Hello SuSE people,
>
> Have the smartd daemon running to check my Linux drive,
> Don't understand what it is telling me. As per:
> --------------------------------------------------------------
> This email was generated by the smartd daemon running on:
>
>    host name: EasyStreet
>   DNS domain: [Unknown]
>   NIS domain:
>
> The following warning/error was logged by the smartd daemon:
>
> TEST EMAIL from smartd for device: /dev/hdb
>
> For details see host's SYSLOG (default: /var/log/messages).
> -----------------------------------------------------------
> Don't have any messages in /var/log/messages,  (nor a SYSLOG ) from
> smartd and don't understand what it is telling me. Is it just telling
> me it is sending a test e-mail ??  I get that message twice a day,
> about 3 minutes apart. Could that just be start & stop?
>
> Bob S.
>
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