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Betreff: Re: [smartmontools-support]Unknown_Attribute Failure
Datum: 31. März 2006 00:57:44
Absender: firstname.lastname@example.org>">Jason Bishop <email@example.com>
Empfänger: firstname.lastname@example.org>">Bruce Allen <email@example.com>
On Tue, 2006-01-31 at 08:53 -0600, Bruce Allen wrote:
> > I have three new Western Digital drives behind a 3ware controller. They all
> > report failure of an Unknown_Attribute like this:
> > === START OF INFORMATION SECTION ===
> > Device Model: WDC WD2500KS-00MJB0
> > Serial Number: WD-WCANK1525903
> > Firmware Version: 02.01C03
> > ID# ATTRIBUTE_NAME FLAG VALUE WORST THRESH TYPE UPDATED
> > WHEN_FAILED RAW_VALUE
> > 190 Unknown_Attribute 0x0022 056 037 045 Old_age Always
> > In_the_past 44
> > Since it happens on all the drives and it indicates it is an Old_age type bu
> > the drives are new, I'm inclined to just ignore it. Maybe just a firmware
> > glitch or something?
> I'm inclined to think it's a firmware glitch. How about writing to WD
> about this, and let us know what they say.
Hi Bruce. I've recently run across this 190 attribute problem as well.
we use smartctl -H a lot and currently the 190 attribute causes -H to
return 32 exit value.
WD says 190 is for their internal use only. end user should not use it.
they are not interested in changing it at all. is there a way to
instrument knowndrives to ignore this attribute for KS and YD drives?
(i haven't checked YS yet).
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