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Re: FC-11 and Seagate Free Agent Go usb drives



On Wed, 2009-07-15 at 15:13 -0700, Paolo Galtieri wrote:
> The drive was purchased on Monday 7/13/09.  And smartctl -A /dev/sdf1
> produces:
> 
> smartctl version 5.38 [x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu] Copyright (C) 2002-8
> Bruce Allen
> Home page is http://smartmontools.sourceforge.net/
> 
> on F9 and
> 
> smartctl version 5.38 [x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu] Copyright (C) 2002-8
> Bruce Allen
> Home page is http://smartmontools.sourceforge.net/
> 
> on F11.  I suspect the popup regarding disk failure is bogus.
 
You need to run smartctl on the drive, not the partition, i.e. /dev/sdf
instead of /dev/sdf1.
-- 
Jussi Lehtola
Fedora Project Contributor
jussilehtola fedoraproject org


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