Also I find this particular bit "DATA ERROR RATE TOO HIGH" very interesting, where does this info come from?

On Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 11:37 AM, Justin Piszcz <jpiszcz@lucidpixels.com> wrote:
Bruce,

Is it possible smartmontools either does not have access to ALL available
variables in these type of drives?

e.g., all short/long test are good but it shows as IMPENDING FAILURE..

Justin.

On Fri, 14 Mar 2008, Lennart Hansen wrote:

> 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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