[CentOS] SMARTD (?)

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Fri Feb 26 21:27:04 UTC 2010

> m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> Ok, I saw more sectors on a drive yesterday, so this morning, no one was
>> running on it, and I took it out of use, then bounced it onto a DVD, and
>> ran fsck -c (check for bad blocks). It finished. I bounce the server.
>> And SMARTD reports the sectors as "currently unreadable (pending)
>> sectors", and "offline uncorrectable sectors".
> I recommend to replace that disc ASAP. When they start having to
> reallocate more sectors, they are in a pending complete failure state.
Actually, the f/s is back in read-only mode, so I'm going to do that. It
still bothers me that after an fsck -c, and a reboot, that SMARTD still
saw the same number of sectors as bad.

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