Subject: Re: HDD - SMART status
To: Xavier HUMBERT <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/27/2003 18:39:42
On Sat, Apr 26, 2003 at 06:18:51PM +0200, Xavier HUMBERT wrote:
> email@example.com (Jim Bernard)
> > FWIW, I have an IBM 60gxp drive that develops a new bad block or two about
> > every 6 months.
> While we're talking about that, besides checking SMART status, is it a
> good idea to "dd if=/dev/rwd0 of=/dev/null conv=noerror" let's say in
> weekly.local, to ensure data integrity ?
If we want to do that, I suspect we'll need a better tool.
Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
NetBSD: 24 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference