[CentOS] errors received in logs

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Wed Sep 14 16:35:03 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-09-14 at 09:28 -0700, Steven Vishoot wrote:
> now that i am done ranting. i have a question. I
> received this error today and i think it was today
> only so far, but the error is as follows. 
> hda: drive_cmd: status=0x51 { DriveReady SeekComplete
> Error }
> hda: drive_cmd: error=0x04Aborted Command
> i did some googling and found some stuff...but some
> said go out and get another drive this one is going to
> hard drive heaven very soon... and other said it could
> be a software doing this and keep an eye on it. then i
> saw some say about a program called smartctl. is this
> a program that centos has...if not what is it and
> where is a good place to get it and is it worth
> running it?
> i am running centos 3.5 120gig maxtor. with a 1.8
> intel cpu 512 mem.
my initial reaction is one that favors my bias against Maxtor drives
which would say to ditch the drive now.

man hdparm

man smartctl (though I would recommend hdparm as an easier interface)


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