David Mathog wrote:
> Boot knoppix or another CD/DVD based linux, then run smartctl from there.
It's not really an option right now, since it's running a production
system, but I'll try that when I get a chance to take it offline.
> By the way, I just had a similar issue on a FC drive on a
> Solaris system, not the system disk, and in that case
> dismounting the disk let the test complete at the normal time.
Ok interesting, but not an option either, at least not at the moment.
Bruce Allen wrote:
> My only other thought is that this is a disk firmware bug.
Could be, but as far as I know you can't really firmware upgrade SATA
drives, can you?
Thanks for your answers guys.