thank you very much for your answer.
implements a special SCSI command for SMART STATUS. It
apparently does not work properly here and returns a bogus
How can I suppress this error message that repeatedly comes from
Remove -H directive from smartd.conf line. If -a is used, replace
-f -t -l error -l selftest -l selfteststs
I will try with a Linux CD as soon as possible. That will last at
least a few days.
Could you possibly
1. retry the test on a Linux box or with a Live CD on same
I only have a notebook computer and this one external HDD. So I have
no means to connect the HDD in a different way.
2. retry the test with the disk removed from the enclosure and
connected to a MB SATA port?