On Tue, 23 Aug 2005, Gary Funck wrote:
> Right now, we run the -H (health test) option via smartd on all our
> system disks, which per the manual page tests for changes in
> pre-fail attributes that signal an imminent disk failure. We don't
> run self-tests, but I'm thinking that we should. What is the recommended
> interval for running self tests? Is there any merit in running the
> short tests, or should we also run the long tests?
On my systems, I run short tests every 24 hours and long tests every 7