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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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