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Re: fixing a box where the hard disc may failed



At 4:32 PM +0930 9/21/06, Tim wrote:
On Wed, 2006-09-20 at 17:57 +0100, James Wilkinson wrote:
 > You know about the smartctl -l error /dev/hda command, don't you? That
 > will show you if the *disk* thinks it needs replacing.

Output below.  Do you think this is an avoidable, or unavoidable error?
 ...

The output shows bad sectors, so it isn't (just) a filesystem error.

It would be nice to know whether the disk thinks it is failed, or just has some bad sectors. "smartctl -a /dev/hda" will tell everything.
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