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Re: [opensuse] WD Green AV HD: rsync read errors mapping
On 2017-09-08 15:27, Felix Miata wrote:
Carlos E. R. composed on 2017-09-07 16:10 (UTC+0200):

Felix Miata wrote:

Now it's several hours into

dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb1 bs=32768

Then no point in the above, but you should read it, anyway.

And give dd 1 MB size at least (one track).

???

bs=1M

I was told disk tracks are 1MB in size. So use that size or more, better
speed.

dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb1 bs=1M status=progress


Don't forget to run "smartctl --test=long /dev/sdb".

# smartctl -s on -t offline /dev/sdf
http://fm.no-ip.com/Tmp/Hardware/Disk/smartcx-wd20eurs-20170908.txt

Current pending sector and offline uncorrectable have gone from 0 to 53. :-(

Argh.

That disk is asking for retirement fast.


And later make sure the smartd daemon is enabled to run weekly at least
the short test.

It's out of a satellite STB DVB receiver that has no smart* to run.
# smartctl --help
-sh: smartctl: not found
root@azbme:~# smart --help
-sh: smart: not found

Too bad. Same here, but terrestrial TV.

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Cheers / Saludos,

Carlos E. R.
(from 42.2 x86_64 "Malachite" at Telcontar)

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