[CentOS] /var goes read-only

Sat Dec 2 00:49:45 UTC 2006
Alfred von Campe <alfred at 110.net>

> Thanks, that is what we were thinking was happening. Smartd will  
> not start at boot,  it parses the config file just fine and then  
> fails.

Use this command:

     smartctl -d ata -t long /dev/sda

Substitute ata and the device for the appropriate type on your  
system.  Then wait a while for the test to complete and do a  
"smartctl -a /dev/sda" to see the report.