[SATLUG] Using the Data Recovery and HD maintenance tools

Ed Coates edcoates at gmail.com
Mon Jun 16 13:16:11 CDT 2008


On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 12:17 PM, Robert Pearson <e2eiod at gmail.com> wrote:
>> * I tried to turn smart 'on' .. here are the results ...
>> herb at Celf:~$ sudo smartctl --smart=on --offlineauto=on --saveauto=on
>> /dev/hda
>> [sudo] password for herb:
>> smartctl version 5.37 [i686-pc-linux-gnu] Copyright (C) 2002-6 Bruce Allen
>> Home page is http://smartmontools.sourceforge.net/
>> *
>> *Smartctl open device: /dev/hda failed: No such file or directory
>> herb at Celf:~$
>>
I'm using Ubuntu also, and it detected my drives as /dev/sda instead
of /dev/hda.  Try the mount command to see what partitions are mounted
and use those devices.

Ed


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