[SATLUG] Smartmon output verification (smartctl for dummies?)

Samuel Leon satlug at net153.net
Mon Jul 7 16:50:57 CDT 2008


FIRESTORM_v1 wrote:
> After suffering the major crash of an external hard drive, I have been
> all about installing and configuring smartmon for scanning and
> reporting errors with my hard drives.  The only issue I'm having
> to-date is that I ran a test on my artigo and I'm not 100% sure I
> understand the results.  Aside from the obvious Smart Self Test:
> PASSED line, I don't know if there are errors encountered or not.
> 
> This is my output of smartctl:
> 
> root at drjekyll:~# smartctl --all /dev/hdc
> smartctl version 5.37 [i686-pc-linux-gnu] Copyright (C) 2002-6 Bruce Allen
> Home page is http://smartmontools.sourceforge.net/
> 
> === START OF INFORMATION SECTION ===
> Device Model:     ST9160821A
> Serial Number:    5MA77EJB
> Firmware Version: 3.ALD
> User Capacity:    160,041,885,696 bytes
> Device is:        Not in smartctl database [for details use: -P showall]
> ATA Version is:   6
> ATA Standard is:  ATA/ATAPI-6 T13 1410D revision 2
> Local Time is:    Mon Jul  7 01:28:33 2008 EDT
> SMART support is: Available - device has SMART capability.
> SMART support is: Enabled
> 
> === START OF READ SMART DATA SECTION ===
> SMART overall-health self-assessment test result: PASSED
> 
> General SMART Values:
> Offline data collection status:  (0x82) Offline data collection activity
>                                         was completed without error.
>                                         Auto Offline Data Collection: Enabled.
> Self-test execution status:      (   0) The previous self-test routine completed
>                                         without error or no self-test has ever
>                                         been run.
> Total time to complete Offline
> data collection:                 ( 426) seconds.
> Offline data collection
> capabilities:                    (0x5b) SMART execute Offline immediate.
>                                         Auto Offline data collection
> on/off support.
>                                         Suspend Offline collection upon new
>                                         command.
>                                         Offline surface scan supported.
>                                         Self-test supported.
>                                         No Conveyance Self-test supported.
>                                         Selective Self-test supported.
> SMART capabilities:            (0x0003) Saves SMART data before entering
>                                         power-saving mode.
>                                         Supports SMART auto save timer.
> Error logging capability:        (0x01) Error logging supported.
>                                         No General Purpose Logging support.
> Short self-test routine
> recommended polling time:        (   1) minutes.
> Extended self-test routine
> recommended polling time:        ( 165) minutes.
> 
> SMART Attributes Data Structure revision number: 10
> Vendor Specific SMART Attributes with Thresholds:
> ID# ATTRIBUTE_NAME          FLAG     VALUE WORST THRESH TYPE
> UPDATED  WHEN_FAILED RAW_VALUE
>   1 Raw_Read_Error_Rate     0x000f   100   253   006    Pre-fail
> Always       -       1587422
>   3 Spin_Up_Time            0x0003   098   098   000    Pre-fail
> Always       -       0
>   4 Start_Stop_Count        0x0032   100   100   020    Old_age
> Always       -       39
>   5 Reallocated_Sector_Ct   0x0033   100   100   036    Pre-fail
> Always       -       0
>   7 Seek_Error_Rate         0x000f   061   060   030    Pre-fail
> Always       -       4296418476
>   9 Power_On_Hours          0x0032   100   100   000    Old_age
> Always       -       231
>  10 Spin_Retry_Count        0x0013   100   100   034    Pre-fail
> Always       -       0
>  12 Power_Cycle_Count       0x0032   100   100   020    Old_age
> Always       -       50
> 187 Unknown_Attribute       0x0032   100   100   000    Old_age
> Always       -       0
> 189 Unknown_Attribute       0x003a   100   100   000    Old_age
> Always       -       0
> 190 Temperature_Celsius     0x0022   065   047   045    Old_age
> Always       -       655818787
> 192 Power-Off_Retract_Count 0x0032   100   100   000    Old_age
> Always       -       38
> 193 Load_Cycle_Count        0x0032   098   098   000    Old_age
> Always       -       5183
> 194 Temperature_Celsius     0x0022   035   053   000    Old_age
> Always       -       35 (Lifetime Min/Max 0/5)
> 195 Hardware_ECC_Recovered  0x001a   063   057   000    Old_age
> Always       -       80472398
> 197 Current_Pending_Sector  0x0012   100   100   000    Old_age
> Always       -       0
> 198 Offline_Uncorrectable   0x0010   100   100   000    Old_age
> Offline      -       0
> 199 UDMA_CRC_Error_Count    0x003e   200   200   000    Old_age
> Always       -       0
> 200 Multi_Zone_Error_Rate   0x0000   100   253   000    Old_age
> Offline      -       0
> 202 TA_Increase_Count       0x0032   100   253   000    Old_age
> Always       -       0
> 
> SMART Error Log Version: 1
> No Errors Logged
> 
> SMART Self-test log structure revision number 1
> Num  Test_Description    Status                  Remaining
> LifeTime(hours)  LBA_of_first_error
> # 1  Short offline       Completed without error       00%       231         -
> 
> SMART Selective self-test log data structure revision number 1
>  SPAN  MIN_LBA  MAX_LBA  CURRENT_TEST_STATUS
>     1        0        0  Not_testing
>     2        0        0  Not_testing
>     3        0        0  Not_testing
>     4        0        0  Not_testing
>     5        0        0  Not_testing
> Selective self-test flags (0x0):
>   After scanning selected spans, do NOT read-scan remainder of disk.
> If Selective self-test is pending on power-up, resume after 0 minute delay.
> 
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Some of the things scaring me are that some of these "current values"
> are higher than the threshold values listed above.
> 
>  Can someone assist me in interpreting this?  I want to make sure I
> don't get bitten by another disk crash.
> 
> Also, I have smartd montoring /dev/hdc (which is the system drive on
> an Artigo) but I don't know where the log file for smartd is.  Does
> anyone here know where it would be?
> 
> 
> Thank you in advance
> 
> FIRESTORM_v1

Some info:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S.M.A.R.T.

Sam



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