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SubjectRe: Journaling pointless with today's hard disks?
On Tue, Nov 27, 2001 at 12:38:43AM -0700, you [Andreas Dilger] claimed:
> Oh, I know SMART is implemented, although I haven't actually seen/used a
> tool which takes advantage of it (do you have such a thing?). It would
> be nice if there were messages appearing in my syslog (just like the
> AIX days) which said "there were 10 temporary read errors at block M on
> drive X yesterday" and "1 permanent write error at block M, block remapped
> on drive X yesterday", so I would know _before_ my drive craps out

There are packaged smartsuite and ide-smart at I think smartd
from smartsuite does just that.

At least smartctl does read the values in understandable format.

BTW: does anyone know if it is supposed to understand the temperature
sensors supposedly present in newer IBM drives?

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