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    SubjectRe: SATA exceptions
    Tejun Heo wrote:
    > Hello,
    > S.Çağlar Onur wrote:
    >> 07 Tem 2007 Cts tarihinde, Robert Hancock şunları yazmıştı:
    >>> It's not the free space on the drive that matters, it's the number of
    >>> free sectors in the spare sector pool on the drive, which is invisible
    >>> to software.
    >>> Your SMART log shows 309 reallocated sectors. That seems somewhat high..
    >> Ah sorry to misinterpret the content:), its a quiet new piece of hardware (at
    >> most ~1.5 month old) and "Reallocated_Event_Count" constantly increases
    >> (currently its increased to 313) and although i'm not 100 percent sure these
    >> errors only occured with kernels > 2.6.18 (or 2.6.18 didn't report these
    >> cause according to kern.log these only visible with 2.6.22+)
    > OS and driver can't really do much about the reallocation event. Some
    > number of reallocations is okay but if you it going up constantly, you
    > probably have a dying disk.
    Or, as I learned the hard way, if you have the problem on all drives
    sharing a power supply, a power issue.

    >> We bought 3 HP Pavillon dv2385ea and one of them only runs with 2.6.18 and its
    >> smartctl output follows as a reference;
    >> 5 Reallocated_Sector_Ct 0x0033 253 253 010 Pre-fail
    >> 196 Reallocated_Event_Count 0x0032 253 253 000 Old_age
    > Hmm... This is pretty high too. Do the counts increase on this machine too?

    Bill Davidsen <>
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