[CentOS] Ext4 on CentOS 5.5 x64

Mon Jan 31 07:59:13 UTC 2011
Sorin Srbu <sorin.srbu at orgfarm.uu.se>

>-----Original Message-----
>From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
>Behalf Of cpolish at surewest.net
>Sent: Friday, January 28, 2011 5:02 PM
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>Subject: Re: [CentOS] Ext4 on CentOS 5.5 x64
>Sorin Srbu wrote:
>> 	Anyway, I get a bad block message when running fsck, and am
>not sure
>> whether this is a interface problem between the chair and the monitor
>> something with the tech preview.
>Having just live through this issue, I recommend you run
>the extended (long) SMART test on all your drives and check
>the reports. The relevant package to install is smartmontools.
>It's worth investing a little time in setting up the package.
>I ended up with this incantation in /etc/smartd.conf :
>/dev/hda -T normal -p  -a -o on -S on -s (S/../.././02|L/../../6/03) -m
>root at localhost
>To execute the extended tests (doesn't mess with your data):
># smartctl --test=long /dev/hda
>To view the test results about 80 minutes later:
># smartctl --log=selftest /dev/hda
>and so on.

Good info, thanks!
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