[CentOS] Looking for a good disk exerciser

Thu Apr 12 18:22:34 UTC 2007
Dan Halbert <halbert at bbn.com>

Mark Hull-Richter wrote:
> I recently added a Seagate 400Gb SATA drive to my system, and it has 
> been behaving strangely ...
> What is a good program out there that exercises a disk to give some 
> assurance of errors or lack thereof?
I would recommend downloading and running the manufacturer's standalone 
disk-checking program (in this case, SeaTools). I have seen both false 
and true SMART errors from BIOS.