Can anyone explain these results?  It shows no errors in the "Error Log", but a number of "failures" in the tests.  The drive reports OK, so what's causing these problems at the same point each time, and why isn't the drive fixing them automatically?


smartctl version 5.1-4 Copyright (C) 2002 Bruce Allen
        
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Device Model:     MAXTOR 6L040J2                         
Serial Number:    662216026392       
Firmware Version: A93.0500
ATA Version is:   5
ATA Standard is:  ATA/ATAPI-5 T13 1321D revision 1
Local Time is:    Mon Jun 16 23:48:56 2003 CDT
SMART support is: Available - device has SMART capability.
SMART support is: Enabled

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SMART overall-health self-assessment test result: PASSED

General SMART Values:
Off-line data collection status: (0x02) Offline data collection activity
                                        completed without error.
Self-test execution status:      ( 112) The previous self-test completed having
                                        the read element of the test failed.
Total time to complete off-line
data collection:                 (  35) seconds.
Offline data collection
capabilities:                    (0x1b) SMART execute Offline immediate.
                                        Automatic timer ON/OFF support.
                                        Suspend Offline collection upon new
                                        command.
                                        Offline surface scan supported.
                                        Self-test supported.
SMART capabilities:            (0x0003) Saves SMART data before entering
                                        power-saving mode.
                                        Supports SMART auto save timer.
Error logging capability:        (0x01) Error logging supported.
Short self-test routine
recommended polling time:        (   2) minutes.
Extended self-test routine
recommended polling time:        (  20) minutes.

SMART Attributes Data Structure revision number: 11
Vendor Specific SMART Attributes with Thresholds:
ID# ATTRIBUTE_NAME          FLAG     VALUE WORST THRESH TYPE     WHEN_FAILED RAW_VALUE
  1 Raw_Read_Error_Rate     0x0029   100   100   020    Pre-fail     -       0
  3 Spin_Up_Time            0x0027   080   080   020    Pre-fail     -       2587
  4 Start_Stop_Count        0x0032   100   100   008    Old_age      -       68
  5 Reallocated_Sector_Ct   0x0033   100   100   020    Pre-fail     -       2
  7 Seek_Error_Rate         0x000b   100   093   023    Pre-fail     -       0
  9 Power_On_Hours          0x0012   096   096   001    Old_age      -       3090
 10 Spin_Retry_Count        0x0026   100   100   000    Old_age      -       0
 11 Calibration_Retry_Count 0x0013   100   100   020    Pre-fail     -       0
 12 Power_Cycle_Count       0x0032   100   100   008    Old_age      -       28
 13 Read_Soft_Error_Rate    0x000b   100   093   023    Pre-fail     -       0
194 Temperature_Celsius     0x0022   082   079   042    Old_age      -       47
195 Hardware_ECC_Recovered  0x001a   100   100   000    Old_age      -       12255
196 Reallocated_Event_Count 0x0010   100   099   020    Old_age      -       0
197 Current_Pending_Sector  0x0032   100   100   020    Old_age      -       1
198 Offline_Uncorrectable   0x0010   100   253   000    Old_age      -       0
199 UDMA_CRC_Error_Count    0x001a   200   200   000    Old_age      -       0

SMART Error Log Version: 1
No Errors Logged

SMART Self-test log, version number 1
Num  Test_Description    Status                  Remaining  LifeTime(hours)  LBA_of_first_error
# 1  Extended off-line   Completed: read failure       90%      3068         0x0007d6e6
# 2  Short off-line      Completed: read failure       50%      2901         0x0007d6e6
# 3  Short off-line      Completed: read failure       50%      2735         0x0007d6e6
# 4  Extended off-line   Completed: read failure       90%      2568         0x0007d6e6
# 5  Short off-line      Completed: read failure       50%      2402         0x0007d6e6
# 6  Extended off-line   Completed: read failure       90%      2235         0x0007d6e6
# 7  Short off-line      Completed: read failure       50%      2068         0x0007d6e6
# 8  Extended off-line   Completed: read failure       90%      1902         0x0007d6e6
# 9  Short off-line      Completed: read failure       50%      1735         0x0007d6e6
#10  Short off-line      Completed: read failure       50%      1569         0x0007d6e6
#11  Extended off-line   Completed: read failure       90%      1402         0x0007d6e6
#12  Short off-line      Completed: read failure       50%      1305         0x0007d6e6
#13  Extended off-line   Completed                     00%       358         -
#14  Short off-line      Completed                     00%       357         -
#15  Short off-line      Completed                     00%       357         -
#16  Short off-line      Completed                     00%         0         -