Re: Sata health
On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 11:20:29AM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> Greetings all;
> Does wheezy have a utility that can scan the sata bus, reporting on the
> health of the hardware, doing it in such a way as to not trigger an
> endless loop of resets for a device that may not have a good
> interconnecting cable?
> I have a hot swap cage, 3 drive model, and the central pocket is still
> not properly responding even with a new cable between it and the mobo's
> array of sockets. As far as I know, there are no "active" devices in
> this data path. Being able to scan for proper function might give a clue
> where the problem lies.
smartmontools is the package; it has smartd and smartctl. Smartd
looks for SMART error codes, and smartctl can identify drives,
show current SMART tables, and start and report on drive