My experience says that all HP drives which are in "Predicted Failure" have this SMART Health: line, but so far I have not seen any similarities on the data presented in smart that can give you a heads up on it before it happens, but since it's "only" predicted failure guess that is the heads up.


On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 10:13 AM, Bruce Allen <ballen@gravity.phys.uwm.edu> wrote:
Doug,

Any thoughts about this?

Cheers,
       Bruce

On Thu, 13 Mar 2008, Justin Piszcz wrote:

> Hello,
>
> We use smartmontools 5.38 (from CVS) and often we get this from the smart
> health status on HP Ultra320 drives:
>
> Was curious if anyone else has seen similar messages and what they have
> concluded, a bad backplane or bad firmware on the drive?  Or is something
> else wrong?
>
> smartctl -d cciss,0 /dev/cciss/c1d0 -a
> smartctl version 5.38 [i686-pc-linux-gnu] Copyright (C) 2002-7 Bruce Allen
> Home page is http://smartmontools.sourceforge.net/
>
> Device: COMPAQ   BD0728A4B4       Version: HPBA
> Serial number: ######## (hidden)
> Device type: disk
> Transport protocol: Parallel SCSI (SPI-4)
> Local Time is: Thu Mar 13 03:04:55 2008 PDT
> Device supports SMART and is Enabled
> Temperature Warning Enabled
> SMART Health Status: DATA CHANNEL IMPENDING FAILURE DATA ERROR RATE TOO HIGH [asc=5d, ascq=32]
>
> Current Drive Temperature:     30 C
> Current start stop count:      3 times
> Elements in grown defect list: 0
>
> Error counter log:
>            Errors Corrected by           Total   Correction     Gigabytes    Total
>                ECC          rereads/    errors   algorithm      processed    uncorrected
>            fast | delayed   rewrites  corrected  invocations   [10^9 bytes]  errors
> read:          0        0         0         0          0          0.000           0
> write:         0        0         0         0          0          0.000           0
>
> Non-medium error count:       34
>
> Last n error events log page
>
> SMART Self-test log
> Num  Test              Status                 segment  LifeTime  LBA_first_err [SK ASC ASQ]
>      Description                              number   (hours)
> # 1  Background short  Completed                   -   11799                 - [-   -    -]
> # 2  Background short  Completed                   -   11775                 - [-   -    -]
> # 3  Background short  Completed                   -   11751                 - [-   -    -]
> # 4  Background long   Completed                   -   11728                 - [-   -    -]
> # 5  Background short  Completed                   -   11705                 - [-   -    -]
> # 6  Background short  Completed                   -   11681                 - [-   -    -]
> # 7  Background short  Completed                   -   11657                 - [-   -    -]
> # 8  Background short  Completed                   -   11633                 - [-   -    -]
> # 9  Background short  Completed                   -   11608                 - [-   -    -]
> #10  Background short  Completed                   -   11584                 - [-   -    -]
> #11  Background long   Completed                   -   11561                 - [-   -    -]
> #12  Background short  Completed                   -   11536                 - [-   -    -]
> #13  Background short  Completed                   -   11512                 - [-   -    -]
> #14  Background short  Completed                   -   11489                 - [-   -    -]
> :0
> #15  Background short  Completed                   -   11465                 - [-   -    -]
> #16  Background short  Completed                   -   11441                 - [-   -    -]
> #17  Background short  Completed                   -   11417                 - [-   -    -]
> #18  Background long   Completed                   -   11393                 - [-   -    -]
> #19  Background short  Completed                   -   11369                 - [-   -    -]
> #20  Background short  Completed                   -   11345                 - [-   -    -]
>
> Long (extended) Self Test duration: 1440 seconds [24.0 minutes]
>
> Justin.
>
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