The datacenter reports that the disk is only warm to the touch.
Is there a possibility that the SATA disk is returning different
raw values? I had to specify "-d ata" to get smartctl to work.
Without this option, I get
> [jhg@... ~]$ sudo smartctl -a /dev/sda
> smartctl version 5.33 [x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu] Copyright (C) 2002-4
> Bruce Allen
> Home page is http://smartmontools.sourceforge.net/
> Device: ATA WDC WD1600JS-55M Version: 10.0
> SATA disks accessed via libata are not currently supported by
> smartmontools. When libata is given an ATA pass-thru ioctl() then an
> additional '-d libata' device type will be added to smartmontools.
Manfred Schwarb wrote:
> -------- Original-Nachricht --------
> Datum: Thu, 22 Jun 2006 22:29:42 -0500
> Von: James Garrison <jhg@...>
> An: smartmontools-support@...
> Betreff: [smartmontools-support] WDC WD1600JS unknown attribute 190 question
>> I did a google search and found some postings that indicate attributes
>> 190 and
>> 194 both indicate the current temperature in degrees celsius. Is this
>> also true
>> for WD SATA drives? I recently leased a dedicated server at cari.net and
>> get the following when running smartctl. Everything looks normal except
>> 190 and 194. If they're really temperature, then there's a serious
>> problem with cooling. I want to be sure this is true before I submit a
>> support request to them.
> Yes, Attribute 190 in WD drives seems to be temperature with a
> threshold at 55 degrees, Bruce made some comments about this recently.
> And yes, you have a problem. See the "FAILING_NOW" message, which
> means that WD considers this as "no good".
>>> 190 Unknown_Attribute 0x0022 040 024 045 Old_age
>>> Always FAILING_NOW 60
>>> 194 Temperature_Celsius 0x0022 087 071 000 Old_age
>>> Always - 60
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