> I have a Samsung Hdd (SP1644N). I am trying to read the temperature off
> it using the SMART capabilities of the drive. On doing so, I notice that
> the temperature is quite erratic. I poll the drive every second to
> monitor changes to the drive. The drive temperature varies between 28
> and 35 within a matter of seconds. For eg
> Time (secs) Temperature (deg C)
> 1 28
> 2 35
> 3 35
> 4 28
> 5 35
> Is there a reason for this?
Sounds like unreliable disk firmware. Not much we can do about this. You
might want to complain to Samsung.