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How to ignore a specific SMART error [migrated]

I get an email about the same SMART error every day. I'd like to configure the SMART daemon to ignore this specific error, but only this, since I still want to now if anything changes or gets worse. ...
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what's the purpose of SMART's captive test?

When testing hard disk with SMART (for instance using smartctl tool) I can do tests (for instance long test) in two modes: captive (also called foreground mode) or non captive. Non captive mode is ...
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Causes of hard drive SMART failure?

Specifically, can faulty system memory cause a hard drive SMART failure and can a bad hard drive connector cause a SMART failure?
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smartctl -t long isn't finishing

I been running smartctl -t long on a drive for about 2 days now and it seems to be stalled at 10%. short and conveyance both passed. I have to send 1 of 2 drives purchased back I found badblocks with ...
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6answers
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SMART warns me but I don't trust it

I've got a server with four Samsung hard drives. All drives are the same model and have been bought together. The drives are SAMSUNG HE753LJ with firmware 1AA01113. I'm getting SMART errors but I ...
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SMART attribute CRC error count raw values high + errors logged, time to replace drive?

I have 2x Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 about a year old in RAID 1, md0 is boot and md1 is used by LVM. Just recently I got a warning in X (FC11) that there are one or more disks failing. I looked at the ...
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Should I be concerned about a high SMART Hardware_ECC_Recovered value?

I got such a message in /var/log/messages: Jun 25 06:29:27 server.ru smartd[4477]: Device: /dev/sda, SMART Usage Attribute: 195 Hardware_ECC_Recovered changed from 46 to 47 #smartctl -a /dev/sda: ...