eml at guba.com
Tue May 1 16:21:09 UTC 2007
That paper is fascinating!
Honestly, though, I don't care if SMART predicts the drive failure, I just
want to know when a drive has actually failed so we can 'dead' it and not
end up in a situation where two drives are down and we start losing data.
...... Original Message .......
On Tue, 1 May 2007 11:11:03 +0300 "Egor Egorov" <egor at fine.kiev.ua> wrote:
>On 1 may 2007, at 03:23, Eric Lambrecht wrote:
>> A cursory look on the web makes me think 'smartmontools.sf.net'
>> might work pretty well, as I think all our machines ultimately use
>> SATA drives.
>The Google team found that 36% of the failed drives did not exhibit a
>single SMART-monitored failure. They concluded that SMART data is
>almost useless for predicting the failure of a single drive.
>Very interesting paper.
> Egor Egorov
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