Smartd error

suvayu ali fatkasuvayu+linux at
Tue Sep 14 10:24:12 UTC 2010

On 13 September 2010 18:15, Timothy Murphy <gayleard at> wrote:
> Gilboa Davara wrote:
>>> Yesterday I got an internal email from smartd telling me
>>> of an error on one disk (on my server):
>>> ------------------------------
>>> Device: /dev/sdb, 1 Currently unreadable (pending) sectors
>>> ------------------------------
>> Unreadable sector == bad sector.
>> You might want to look at the smartcrl output.
>> E.g. smartctl -a /dev/sda
> I did actually run this,
> but it didn't really add anything to my knowledge.
> It's strange that smartd says a disk has PASSED
> at the same time that it says it has an error.
> And it seems to give no hint of where the bad sector is.

If you look at my first post, I mention first you need to run a long
test for the output of the log to be meaningful.



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