[nycbug-talk] disk monitoring tool port, looks usefull

alex at pilosoft.com alex
Mon Oct 24 22:12:35 EDT 2005

On Mon, 24 Oct 2005, Charles Sprickman wrote:

> > I have a system that's been giving a SMART imminent failure warning
> > for around six years now... I could shut it off in the BIOS but I find
> > it amusing. (It's a non critical machine, obviously)
> Well, the line I'm going with is this...  Generally speaking if SMART
> says it's bad, there's a good chance it is.  However, you can't rely on
> a SMART "everything's fine" message.  Sounds pretty grim, but I try to
> act on the warnings - they are enough to get the drive RMA'd if it's
> under warranty.
That's exactly it.


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