[CentOS] Emergency rescue help needed

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Thu Jan 29 16:30:04 UTC 2009


2009/1/29 Alex H. Vandenham <alex at avantel.ca>:
> On Thursday 29 January 2009 10:15:38 am Anne Wilson wrote:
>> I assume that the hdd is failing - but I haven't seen any messages
>> from smartmontools.  Is there any way I can check that?  If it is I
>> don't want to waste time trying to repair it.
>
> try smartctl to see what the monitors have been finding for you.
>
> man smartctl
>
Thanks.  I'd been trying to remember what command I needed for that :-)

The short test has completed without errors.  I'll run the long test
during dinner.  Assuming that that also runs without errors, I guess
that the next thing is memtest?

More suggestions?

Thanks

Anne


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