Re: Disk performance deteriated to unbearable levels
David Purton wrote:
Since other suggested possible hard drive problems... What does
smartctl say about the health of your drive?
smartctl -H /dev/sda
try smartctl -A /dev/sda
that will give you a much longer list of statistics collected by the drive
the one I always look at first is the absolute value of "raw read
errors" - if that's higher than 0, the drive is starting to fail, and
its internal code is spending more and more time trying to read and
re-read data off the media
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