SMART - Please shut up!!
linux at blogmethat.net
Tue Jun 9 22:41:34 UTC 2009
On 6/9/2009 5:03 PM, David wrote:
> On 6/9/2009 3:23 PM, Andrew Jamison wrote:
>> Ok i understand the reasoning behind displaying when drives are failing
>> using SMART but for the love of all that is holy is there a shut up
>> button somewhere? I knew the first 40 times that it told me my drive was
>> failing i do not need a reminder every time i login how do i disable
>> this notification.
> If it was *me* I would replace the harddrive. That would do two things.
> It solves the major problem, the dying HD, and also eliminates the dying
> HD warning. :-)
> Or you can turn this dying HD warning off in the computers BIOS. That's
> where mine is set yo on. That will turn off the warning so that one day
> it will just die a peaceful surprise death. Taking your data with it.
lol the drive is reporting as failing because of 2 bad sectors when I
can afford to it shall be replaced but can not afford a new drive at
present maybe next month
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