Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
115 views

I/O Errors but no smart or ZFS errors

I'm having trouble to identify a problem for a friend of my. He is running ZFS on Linux with the Debian distribution. We are getting these entries into the dmesg. [273044.834151] mpt2sas0: ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

Should I run extended offline self tests using smartd?

A while ago I setup smartd on all my servers do do a daily "Short Offline" test and a weekly "Extended Offline" test. The config for that is "-s (S/../.././00|L/../../7/04)". Today I noticed one of ...
0
votes
1answer
111 views

Can smart data be read from proc on Linux?

I see there is a virtual file /proc/ide/hda/smart_values and I imagine it contains the smart data that smartmontools reads with the smartctl command. Can I read that data with my own eyes? I see a ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

Separate static ip's from one port on modem with smart switch

I have a network where our service provider gave us one port on our modem that has static ip's. Was confused on how to separate these ip's. I was going to use a smart switch with vlan as such: vlan 1 ...
0
votes
1answer
83 views

Cannot perform smartctl self-test after migrating servers from SLES to Scientific Linux

I maintain several Linux servers, that we are in the process of migrating from SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (version 10.4) to Scientific Linux (version 5.9). The six SAS hard drives on each machine ...
0
votes
1answer
129 views

Why can't i recover a RAID1 disk which apparently has no errors

For several years now we run a software RAID1 on a old Gentoo box with a custom Linux 2.6.31. The RAID consists of 2 harddisk with 4 partitions each. In the last years it happend about 3-4 times that ...
0
votes
1answer
377 views

Simulate a SMART error on a drive for test purposes?

We are monitoring the disks on our servers using Smartmontools and Nagios with the check_smartmon or another Nagios plugin. It appears to work, as there are no errors. But how do I know if it is truly ...
0
votes
1answer
322 views

smartctl reports Current Pending Sectors as 2, but a long test doesn't find any errors

The SMART attributes on the drive are: SMART Attributes Data Structure revision number: 16 Vendor Specific SMART Attributes with Thresholds: ID# ATTRIBUTE_NAME FLAG VALUE WORST THRESH ...
0
votes
1answer
303 views

Possible to reset SMART logs?

I got two 2TB seagate disks that show SMART error on bootup. I ran the seagate disk utility check and it passed the full test. But the SMART error says both drive have exceeded 70C in temperature so ...
0
votes
1answer
405 views

Monitor SMART Values of a SAS/SCSI drive with Munin

I'm trying to monitor my two SAS drives using the SMART Tools Plugin for MUNIN. On SATA drives its no problem, all SMART values are being shown. It seems that smartctl doesn't output valuable SMART ...
-1
votes
1answer
66 views

Fast backup and restore on RAID10

to test a software update on a server with 4 hd in RAID10, I'm going to remove two of the 4 hd to use them again to restore the system to its previous state. The controller is a Smart Array 6400 with ...
2
votes
0answers
975 views

PERC MegaRAID S.M.A.R.T. Status is not matching smartctl's - looking for clues what's wrong with the HDD

I'm getting strange SMART error from MegaCli on Dell R720xd and PERC H710P with five 4Tb SATA drives in RAID5 /opt/MegaRAID/MegaCli/MegaCli64 -PDList -aALL gives me some "Failure Seq Event Number" ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Cause of Current Pending Sector and Offline Uncorrectable increase and then decrease to zero

Over the course of a week, for a 3TB Seagate drive (ST3000DM001-1CH166), smartd reported a slowly increasing number of offline uncorrectable and currently unreadable (pending) sectors, then a ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

SMART output - what's the significance and meaning of “verify” errors from smartctl -a for a HDD

Does anyone know the meaning of "verify" errors listed in the output of smartctl -a (or more precisely smartctl -l error), as well as their significance, if any, in trying to evaluate the health of a ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Nagios change threshold values

I'm using nagios checkmk 1.2.2 to monitor some hosts. How can I adjust specific smart values per host so they won't create a critical alert? For example: CRIT - Reallocated sectors: 2CRIT I only ...
0
votes
0answers
198 views

Ubuntu 14.04 disk utility SMART self-test failed threshold not exceeded

I'm using the "Disks" program in Ubuntu 14.04 (live DVD) to assess the health of a drive I suspect is failing. However, when I first opened the program, it showed that the overall health was OK and ...
0
votes
0answers
65 views

SMART: Raw Read Error Rate Errors on Mirrored Drives

Thanks for reading. I have a pair of 150GB WD Velociraptors that have failed SMART status. The only fail they have is the Raw Read Error Rate, which is as follows. ...
0
votes
0answers
108 views

UDMA_CRC_Error_Count = 1 after a smart test

I have a server with an Hardware RAID, with one of two hard disks the smart test show this: http://pastebin.com/H86xgcHk The questions are: - What does UDMA_CRC_Error_Count = 1 mean? - It says "ATA ...
0
votes
0answers
47 views

Using smartmontools with RAID card

I've got a few servers running 3ware cards and have been using smartctl -a /dev/twa0 -d 3ware,0 to parse the smart data for errors. Recently, I've added some Areca cards and obviously the /dev/twaX ...
0
votes
0answers
166 views

Get S.M.A.R.T. Info on Marvell Controller (RAID 5)

I have Windows 2003 R2 x64 and RAID5. Array controller is Vendor 11ABh Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Device 6485h MV64460/64461/64462 System Controller, Revision B Subsystem ...
0
votes
0answers
556 views

Centos 5.5 - Smartctl/hdparm strange behavior with both HDDs

I found out one of our servers was down today due to a HDD failure. The only thing I could see on console the was: scsi 0:0:0:0: rejecting I/O to dead device. This server has 2 HDDs with a software ...