> Before I do that, can you run the CVS version with
> -P showall
> and see if it lists anything for the MAXTOR ATLAS10K5_147SCA
> (or something similar)? If it is a glitch in the MAXTOR firmware
> then presumably it would be taken care of in the CVS version
> by an entry in the database to match that drive. MAXTOR
> seems not to have any firmware upgrades listed for this model.
No, nothing in the smartmontools preset would 'take care' of a firmware
glitch. In fact these presets are not even used by the SCSI code.
> I just noticed that it also doesn't show the year of manufacture, that's
> blank. It does show the week as 05, which is probably actually the year
> it was made and not the week it was made. Since that is the field
> immediately preceding the count and recommended fields I'm guessing that
> everything is shifted over by a byte or two. Is there some sort of
> SMART dump tool that I can use to get the drive to emit the relevant
> fields so that we can debug this?
David, start by adding -r ioctl,3 to the command line.
Doug, can something in SCSI utils be used for this?