Re: [OT] how to detect a dying hard drive
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On 02/26/08 16:18, Kamaraju S Kusumanchi wrote:
> Is there any tool available in Debian which can tell the remaining life of a
> hard drive? Also, what log files should one monitor to see if there is
> something wrong with the hard drive? What are the various error messages I
> should look out for?
> I checked the hard drive for badblocks and there are none. But somehow I
> feel (cannot prove) that it is taking up a lot of time to write large files
> than it did before. That is why I think the hard drive could be dying.
Is it coughing blood? Faint heartbeat? High/fluttering blood
pressure? Blue lips?
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
"(Women are) like compilers. They take simple statements and
make them into big productions."
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