Stephan Grossklass wrote:
> I just installed smartmontools 5.39.1 on one of my
> machines which runs Win2k SP4 on a Seagate
> ST318406LW attached to a Symbios-based U2W HA,
> regular Adaptec ASPI drivers installed.
ASPI should still work but is only kept for 9x/ME support.
Could you please retry with SPTI:
$ smartctl -d scsi -t long pdN
(N=Physical drive number).
> While reading SMART data works fine, attempting to
> execute any self tests fails more often than not:
> | Long (extended) offline self test failed [unit
> | attention reported, try again]
> Occasionally it *does* work though.
> By contrast, 5.38 always gets it right.
> Any insight? I still remember that the drive was a
> bit fussy to begin with.
No idea yet. Please send output of "smartctl -r ioctl,2 ..." as private